Grilled Nectarine and Goat Cheese Pizza

I’ve been making a lot of pizza on the grill this summer, and I’ve made this one quite a few times, both because I really like it and because I’ve been hoping to get a decent photo of the finished pizza. The photos aren’t really happening, but I decided to post it anyway.

The general idea is the same as for the grilled pizza margherita I made a few weeks ago: Grill the olive-oil-brushed crust on both sides, directly on the grill, adding the toppings after the first side is done.

The toppings here are pre-grilled nectarine slices (grilled on one side only), thinly-sliced Sally Jackson goat cheese, and a little chopped rosemary and Kosher salt. I chose this cheese, which comes wrapped in grape leaves, because it is a sliceable, meltable goat cheese; crumbly or creamy goat cheeses will not melt well in the short amount of time you have to cook the pizza while the second side of the crust is grilling.

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  1. says

    Oh this sounds so good! What a delicious mix of ingredients. We’ve tried grilling pizza once so far this summer and I love the results!

  2. Mike Maxwell says

    The nectarine and goat cheese pizza’s look great, can’t wait to try them as soon as we get some BBQ weather here downunder. I have used a heavy, preheated lid (similar to a clouche) when cooking on my grill – I’ll bet it would work nice for these pizzas as well.

  3. says

    Everything about this pizza looks wonderful! I have yet to do my summer pizza grilling, but you have inspired me to give it a try over the weekend. This is one of my favorites!

  4. says

    I’ve never made grilled pizza – it’s on my loooong cooking “to-do” list. This looks delicious – love the selection of the goat cheese and the nectarines. I have to think outside my pizza box and try different toppings.


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