Spicy Crawfish and Tasso Pizza

Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Yields: 1 (10"–14") Pizza


No matter what the occasion, you will love this unique and spicy twist to the traditional pizza. The taste of crawfish and spicy tasso are sure to please.


  • 1 (10"–14") pizza crust
  • 1 pound crawfish tails
  • ½ cup diced tasso
  • 2 tbsps extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp jalapeños, seeded and diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • Creole seasoning to taste
  • 1 (14-ounce) jar pizza sauce
  • 2 cups shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Place a pizza stone on the lowest rack of your oven. Preheat oven to 550°F. Dust a pizza peel with cornmeal or flour. Lay pizza dough on peel. In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Sauté tasso, jalapeños, garlic and crushed red pepper flakes in oil for 1 minute. Add crawfish tails and cook until heated through. Season with salt, black pepper and Creole seasoning. Remove skillet from heat. Spread pizza sauce on crust. Sprinkle half of Mozzarella over the sauce, and spoon crawfish topping over entire surface. Cover with Mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. Drizzle with additional olive oil. Place pizza on preheated pizza stone. Bake 8 minutes or until edges and cheeses are golden brown.



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