Vodka Booze Pizza.
We adulation this vodka booze pizza! Aged band topped with absolute vodka booze and beginning mozzarella. Baptize with basil and parmesan. It’s actually incredible.
Is there annihilation bigger than pizza friday?!
I anticipate not! We alive for pizza friday… or any pizza day, really. The kids actually adulation authoritative their own pizzas. We about-face it into a accomplished fun accumulation band affair – cycle your own dough, add your toppings accomplish your own pizza! It’s article we all attending advanced to.
Plus, the tend to eat added array back they accomplish the pizzas themselves!
Speaking of variety, these pizza photos don’t accept much. I mean, it’s booze and cheese for a reason. And let me acquaint you about that reason!
It’s all about the VODKA SAUCE.
Why is vodka booze SO good? It’s so affluent and blubbery and wonderful. Back I aboriginal started authoritative my vodka booze pasta, we actually capital to eat it every week. It is that incredible.
And somehow, it wasn’t until afresh that I anticipation about putting the vodka booze on pizza.
How on apple did I absence this?
A few months ago we got a vodka booze pizza and it was unreal. We’re talking next-level wonderful. The absolute pizza went that night amid four adults. And it was abundantly simple. The vodka booze pizza we had was an upside bottomward pizza, with crust, again cheese, again booze on top.
It didn’t alike attending that appetizing, that’s how basal it was. Additional the top was aloof a band of… sauce.
But again with one chaw we aloof about absent it. Fantastic. And I knew I had to accomplish it!
I switched things up a bit. I aloof use my approved dough, my vodka booze and beginning mozzarella. Additional a little basil too!
Yes. It’s that easy.
Kind of like a margherita pizza feel, but with vodka sauce. It is a DREAM.
And now you apperceive what to accomplish for banquet tonight!
Vodka Booze Pizza
Vodka Booze Pizza
- 1 cup warm water
- 3 teaspoons active dry yeast
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- flour and/or base cornmeal for dusting
- 1 cup reserved pasta water, or substitution, listed below
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1 shallot, diced
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- salt and pepper
- ½ cup tomato paste
- 3 tablespoons vodka (I like Tito’s)
- ⅓ cup heavy cream
- ⅓ cup finely grated parmesan cheese, plus added for topping
- 8 ounces fresh mozzarella, sliced
- fresh basil, for topping
- In a ample bowl, amalgamate water, yeast, honey and olive oil. Mix with a spoon, again let sit until foamy, about 10 minutes. Add the abrade and salt, active with a beanery until the chef comes calm but is still sticky. Application your hands, anatomy the chef into a brawl and assignment in the added 1/2 cup flour, abrasion it on a floured apparent for a few minutes. Rub the aforementioned basin with olive oil again abode the chef inside, axis to coat. Awning with a anhydrate and abode in a balmy abode to acceleration for about 1 to 1.5 hours.
- After the chef has risen, bite it bottomward and abode it aback on the floured surface. Bisect it in bisected and use alone one bisected for this pizza recipe. Save the added bisected - stick it in the fridge for a few days, or alike benumb it!
- Using a rolling pin or your hands, anatomy it about into your adapted shape. Baptize a bit of abrade or cornmeal on a 10x15 inch baking sheet. Abode the chef on top. You can additionally use a pizza bean or baker this in your pizza oven if you wish!
- Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
- Make the vodka sauce. To accomplish a civil pasta baptize after affable pasta, amalgamate 1 cup of baptize with ½ teaspoon of cornstarch and ¼ teaspoon salt. Accompany it to a abscess in a saucepan, again about-face off the heat!
- Heat the adulate in a bucket over average heat. Already melted, activity in the shallots and garlic with a big compression of alkali and pepper. Cook, active often, until the onions soften. Add in the amazon adhesive and stir, affable for 5 minutes. The blush will becloud - this is area the acidity is!
- Stream in the vodka and stir, abrading the amber $.25 and acidity from the bottom. Activity in ½ cup of the aloof (or makeshift) pasta water. Activity in the abundant chrism and parmesan, active until the cheese melts. Aftertaste and division the booze with added alkali and pepper if needed. This will accomplish added booze than needed. Abundance it in the fridge for a few canicule or use it to accomplish addition pizza!
- To accomplish the pizza, advance about ½ to ¾ cup of vodka booze all over the pizza dough. Top with the beginning mozzarella. Baptize on some parmesan cheese.
- Place the pizza on the area in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes. Analysis on it afterwards 15 account - if it’s not acutely aureate and melty yet, accord it addition 5 minutes. Already aureate and bubbly, abolish it and let air-conditioned afore slicing. Baptize with basil and added parmesan and serve!
Seriously the best ever.