Italian Sub Pizza with Banana Peppers

Take a walk on the zesty side with this Italian Sub Pizza, now featuring the tangy kick of banana peppers! This recipe elevates the traditional Italian sub pizza to new heights by introducing the bright flavor of banana peppers, complementing the savory goodness of salami, ham, and pepperoni. Topped with gooey mozzarella and a drizzle of Italian dressing, this pizza is a perfect blend of spicy, savory, and cheesy. It’s an ideal dish for those who love a little extra spice in their slice, perfect for a family pizza night or a gathering with friends.

Ingredients

  • 1 pre-made pizza dough or homemade dough
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 1/4 cup Italian dressing
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup sliced salami
  • 1/2 cup sliced ham
  • 1/2 cup pepperoni
  • 1/4 cup sliced bell peppers (mixed colors)
  • 1/4 cup sliced banana peppers
  • 1/4 cup sliced red onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian herbs
  • Olive oil, for brushing

Instructions

  1. Prepare the Dough:
    • Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C).
    • Roll out the pizza dough on a floured surface to your preferred thickness.
  2. Assemble the Pizza:
    • Brush the dough lightly with olive oil.
    • Spread the pizza sauce evenly over the dough, leaving a border for the crust.
    • Drizzle Italian dressing over the sauce.
    • Sprinkle half of the mozzarella cheese onto the sauce.
    • Layer the salami, ham, and pepperoni slices evenly on the cheese.
    • Add the sliced bell peppers, banana peppers, and red onion.
    • Top with the remaining mozzarella cheese and sprinkle with Italian herbs.
  3. Bake the Pizza:
    • Place the pizza on a preheated pizza stone or a baking sheet.
    • Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the crust turns golden brown and the cheese is bubbly.
  4. Serve and Enjoy:
    • Allow the pizza to cool for a few minutes before slicing and serving.

This Italian Sub Pizza with Banana Peppers is a flavorful adventure, perfect for those who enjoy a tangy and spicy twist on their pizza. It’s sure to become a new favorite at your table!

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