Grilled Pizza with Bacon and Olives

Cuisinart original

Use our method for grilling pizza and add any toppings you’d like.

Plate Side: Griddle

Griddler® Cooking Position: Open, closed and flat



Makes 4 to 6 servings


  • 6 slices bacon
  • 12 ounces fresh pizza dough
  • 1/ 3 cup pizza sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sliced black olives
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil


Nutritional information


Nutritional information per serving (based on 6 servings): Calories 211 (39% from fat) • carb. 25g pro. 8g • fat 9g / sat. fat 2g • chol. 15mg sod. 571mg • calc. 0mg • fiber 1g



1. Put the bacon on the bottom plate of the griddle. Turn the Cuisinart

® Griddler® on and select Griddle. Set to 425°F. When the bacon is brown and crispy, transfer to a plate. Once cool, crumble and reserve.

2. Shape the dough into a rectangle that fits the size of the griddle. Put the pizza dough onto the griddle and close the Griddler

®. Set the count-up timer and cook for about 4 minutes, until lightly golden on both sides. Open the grill and flip the pizza. Reduce heat to 400°F.

3. Top the partially cooked pizza dough with the sauce, olives and crumbled bacon. Brush the edges of the pizza with the olive oil.

4. Set the count-up timer again and continue cooking for about 6 to 8 minutes in the open position until the bottom of the pizza is crispy and dough is fully cooked through.