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Fresh Mozzarella, Italian Sausage and Roasted Red Pepper Naan Bread Pizza

By Mara Fleishman, January 5, 2009  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Mara Fleishman
Happy New Year! Join us as we ring in the New Year with our first secret ingredient of 2009: 365 Original, Whole Wheat and Garlic Tandoori Naan. Delicious paired with classic Indian curries, kabobs and masalas, naan also makes the perfect crust for bake-at-home pizzas. Watch as guest host Mark Law breaks tradition and turns Indian cuisine into an Italian favorite and tops hand-tossed, tandoor oven-fired naan with slow-simmered sauce, house made sausage, fresh mozzarella and roasted red peppers. At two bucks a pizza, it’s a dinner deal that can’t be beat. Get the Recipe: Fresh Mozzarella, Italian Sausage and Roasted Red Pepper Naan Bread Pizza

 

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lisa says ...
That pizza looks awesome. Thanks for the tip. Great for a quick dinner and kids can make it too!
01/05/2009 9:11:38 AM CST
Holly says ...
Sounds wonderful. Would I find the 365 Naan in the bread section or the frozen section of Whole Foods....or somewhere else entirely?!
01/05/2009 10:21:53 AM CST
Tonia says ...
Great tip! We enjoy making individual pizzas but planning ahead and making the dough/crust sometimes kills the whole thing. I may never make dough again if its as good as it looks.
01/06/2009 9:30:08 AM CST
saldenais says ...
@Holly You can find our 365 Naan in the artisan bread section and/or the packaged bread section depending on your store.
01/06/2009 11:35:23 AM CST
Karen Poulson says ...
Does the 365 Naan have yeast in it? And can it be found in most health food stores? (we don't have a Whole Foods store around here)
01/07/2009 2:35:55 PM CST
hsiaw says ...
@Karen Our 365 products are only available in our stores. They do contain yeast.
01/07/2009 2:38:09 PM CST
TYRENA says ...
MY KIDS REALLY LOVE THIS RECIEPE WITH THE ALTERNATIVE OF TURKEY ITALIAN SAUSAGE.
01/08/2009 8:41:48 AM CST
elizaduckie says ...
Whaaat?!! Did he put the same spoon he just tasted the sauce with, back into the pot? Yucky. Granted, he may be cooking solely for himself - I surely hope so - but really, this is NOT a good hygiene habit! Otherwise it looks like a nice fast recipe and an interesting way to make a pizza.
01/08/2009 1:54:57 PM CST
Barbara says ...
I love naan, so I'll probably try this. But I wanted to see the chef get the two pizzas off the peel and onto the baking stone.
01/08/2009 4:25:17 PM CST
hanna says ...
that naan pizza looked really, really gooooooooooood!
01/08/2009 8:10:40 PM CST
Cynthia NYC says ...
I have been using the 365 Naan varieties for pizza for some time now. Just absolutely perfect when I'm in the mood for one variety and hubby's in the mood for another. Some other naan pizza ideas: Garlic naan topped 365 shredded cheddar jack cheese & Whole Foods freshly made Salsa Fresca; plain naan with olive tapenade spread and topped with fresh mozzarella or feta; any naan flavor with mozzarella, sun dried tomatoes, fresh herbs & drizzled with a tasty extra virgin olive oil or balsamic vinegar. The possibilities are endless!
01/08/2009 9:04:33 PM CST
Nikole says ...
I substituted the 365 Naan for a pita pizza recipe in Whole Deal 2008. It's a great pizza base and a little sturdier. Much tastier.
01/08/2009 11:28:07 PM CST
aaron philibert says ...
WHAT A NICE RECIPE FOR QUICK, HOMEMADE PIZZA. I HAVE HAD NAAN IN INDIAN RESTAURANTS BUT IT WASN'T AS GOOD AS THIS. THANKS WHOLE FOODS.
01/11/2009 2:15:28 PM CST
Bill says ...
Why spend 45 minutes making sauce and then use pre-cooked bread. I like naan as much as the next person, but take an extra 10 minutes and use raw dough (which you can also buy at Whole Foods). The finished product will be much better. Or alternately, just used jarred sauce and make a quick pizza.
01/12/2009 9:23:59 AM CST
Christy H. says ...
Just tried this tonight and got a thumbs up from my husband. We will definitely make this again. We're thinking of doing this for game nights...having the sauce and naan ready and bowls of toppings so our friends can pick and choose...5 min later you have an awesome personal pizza!
01/12/2009 11:54:08 PM CST
Jennifer G.F. says ...
This recipe is absolutely delicious! I also added some red onions and mushrooms. I never made a homemade pizza sauce before. I am definitely not going back to jar sauces.
01/27/2009 1:03:08 AM CST
Faleen says ...
The recipe looks good. The demonstrator was easy to understand. HOWEVER, i dont think i would care to eat anything that he made after he tasted it using his cooking spoon and then placed that spoon back into the pot of what he was cooking. Truly unappealing both aesthetically and healthwise.
05/03/2009 1:38:58 PM CDT