Broccoli Rabe, Potato and Rosemary Pizza

Thursday , 23, January 2014 Leave a comment

Broccoli Rabe, Potato, Rosemary Pizza

My two favorites…Pizza & Potatoes ūüôā


  • 2¬† pizza dough…store bought
  • 1 large Yukon Gold Potato… very thinly sliced
  • Extra-virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 lb.¬†Broccoli Rabe… washed.. ends trimmed
  • 1 large clove Garlic… minced… plus 2 Garlic cloves lightly smashed but still intact
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 8 oz.¬†Mozzarella Cheese… thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp. fresh Rosemary leaves
  • 1/2 cup Pecorino Romano Cheese…finely grated
  • Freshly ground Black Pepper
  • Salt
  • Rosemary sprigs for garnish…optional


  • Heat oven to 375 F
  • Toss Potatoes with 1 tbsp. Olive Oil and 1 tsp. Salt in a large bowl.
  • Arrange Potatoes in one single¬†layer on a baking tray. Bake until edges begin to turn golden brown.. 15-20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven¬†..¬†cool.
  • Increase oven temp to 475 F.
  • Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add Broccoli Rabe and blanch 30 seconds.. drain.
  • Plunge Broccoli Rabe into a bowl of ice water. Cool and drain again.
  • Lay in a single¬†layer on a kitchen towel to thoroughly dry. Cut in 2″ pieces.
  • Heat one tbsp. Olive Oil in skillet over medium heat.¬† Add Garlic and red pepper flakes to skillet.
  • Saut√© briefly, 30 seconds. Add Broccoli Rabe and 1/2 tsp. salt to skillet.¬†Saut√© one minute and remove from heat.
  • Lightly flour a work surface.. stretch pizza dough out to 10″ rectangles or rounds
  • To assemble pizzas: Lightly brush Pizza Crusts with Olive Oil.
  • Rub Crust all over with smashed Garlic cloves.
  • Arrange one layer Mozzarella Cheese over crusts.
  • Top with one layer of Potatoes and Broccoli Rabe.
  • Sprinkle one tbsp. Rosemary over each crust. Top with grated Pecorino Cheese.
  • Bake on pizza stone or on tray on lowest rack in oven until crust is golden brown &¬†cheese is bubbly. about 15 minutes
  • Sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper before serving.
  • Garnish with fresh rosemary leaves and drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil.

Delicious recipe courtesy of Food 52

Broccoli Rabe, Potato and Rosemary Pizza

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