lemon pizza
Photo: Jonny Valiant

Serves 4


  • 1 pound prepared pizza dough
  • ½ pound smoked mozzarella, thinly sliced
  • 1 small lemon, very thinly sliced, seeds and ends discarded
  • 1½ Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper


Active time: 15 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes

Preheat oven to 450°. Stretch and press dough with your fingers into a 14-inch circle on a large pizza pan or stone.

Arrange mozzarella and lemon slices over the crust, drizzle with oil, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake until golden brown and bubbly, about 20 minutes. Cut into slices and serve immediately.

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