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Grilled Bacon Pesto Pizza with fresh Burrata | Kita Roberts GirlCarnivore.com

Grilled Bacon Pesto Pizza with fresh Burrata

Don't have time to make your own pizza dough tonight? Try this recipe with store made pizza dough - just watch the sugar content. Too much sugar in your pizza dough causes it to burn quickly over the open flames of a grill.
Calories 944kcal


  • 1 recipe pizza dough <-- I love this one
  • 4 strips bacon
  • onion chopped
  • ½ red pepper seeded and sliced
  • ½ green pepper seeded and sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • ¾ cup pizza sauce
  • Pepperoni sliced
  • ½ cup mushrooms sliced
  • pesto <-- make your own - so easy - so delicious!
  • ½ cup fresh cherry tomatoes
  • 4 oz mozarella shredded
  • 6 oz fresh burrata
  • fresh basil for garnish


  • Prep your grill for cooking. If using charcoal, get the coals going or preheat your gas grill.
  • In a skillet over medium high heat, fry the bacon until crispy. Drain and allow to cool on a towel lined plate.
  • In the same pan, toss the peppers and onions until tender. Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds longer. Remover from heat and set aside.
  • Roll out the dough, one at a time, and allow to rest for a few minutes to hold it's shape without pulling pack.
  • Brush oil over the dough and grill, oil side down
  • Toss the dough onto the grill and grill for 2-4 minutes. Flip and quickly spoon a few tablespoons of pizza sauce over the dough.
  • Top the pizza with half of the sauteed veggies, fresh pepperoni slices, 2 pieces of bacon, crumbled, fresh burrata dollops and a sprinkle of mozzarella.
  • With the lid closed, cook 5 to 6 minutes longer, allowing the cheese to melt.
  • Carefully remove from heat. Sprinkle the pesto and fresh basil over the pizzas immediately.
  • Allow the pizza to sit for a few minutes before slicing to serve.


Calories: 944kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 75g | Saturated Fat: 29g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 148mg | Sodium: 2266mg | Potassium: 1341mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 3679IU | Vitamin C: 143mg | Calcium: 637mg | Iron: 4mg