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Ricotta & Arugula Pizza
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Ricotta & Arugula Pizza

Ricotta & Arugula Pizza

Makes one 12 inch-ish pizza - Ricotta becomes the sauce-like layer of a ridiculously good pizza. Don’t like ricotta? It won’t matter...just make it.


  • 3/4 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 ball pizza dough or pre-made crust
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella shredded cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1-2 cups baby arugula, depending on how arugula you like it
  • Kosher salt & fresh ground pepper
  • Extra virgin olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 425
  2. Put ricotta, olive oil, garlic and red pepper flakes in a bowl and mix well until smooth
  3. If using raw dough, oil a baking sheet, put on dough, lightly oil the top and spread out into desired shape
  4. Spread ricotta mix onto dough or crust, top with mozzarella then Parmesan
  5. Bake about 15 minutes or until starting to get brown and bubbly
  6. Remove, top with arugula, drizzle with olive oil and season to taste with salt & pepper