Sounds absolutely treif doesn’t it?!? Well, now you can make it kosher and delicious! With some of the new products on the market and this recipe you can actually make make this pizza and be strictly kosher!
Ground Beef and “Swiss Cheese” Pizza
- 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
- 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
- 1 1/2 cups warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 3 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
- In a large bowl, dissolve the yeast and brown sugar in the water, and let sit for 10 minutes. Stir the salt and oil into the yeast solution. Mix in 2 1/2 cups of the flour.
- Turn dough out onto a clean, well floured surface, and knead in more flour until the dough is no longer sticky. Place the dough into a well oiled bowl, and cover with a cloth. Let the dough rise until double; this should take about 1 hour.
- Punch down the dough, and form a tight ball. Allow the dough to relax for a minute before rolling out. Roll out to a 10″ circle.
- olive oil, for brushing and drizzling
- 6 oz ground beef
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon ground cumin
- 1 roasted red peeper, in oil, drenched and finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
- 4 tablespoons tomato paste
- 4 oz Daiya Swiss Style Slices*
- salt and pepper to taste
- Put the ground beef, onion, garlic and cumin in a nonstick skillet, cook over medium heat stirring frequently and breaking up the ground beef with a wooden spoon, for about 8 minutes, or until evenly browned.
- Stir in in the roasted pepper and basil and season to taste with salt and pepper.
Once the pizza dough is ready, cover with the ground beef mixture. Top with “Swiss Cheese Slices” and drizzle with oil. Bake at 425 F. in a preheated oven for 15-20 minutes until the crust is crispy. Serve hot.
*Daiya Swiss Style Slices
It is kosher pareve certified by the Orthodox Union. It melts and stretches; it’s lactose, casein, gluten, soy and cholesterol free!
Enjoy, gentle reader, enjoy. I found it delicious!