Shaved fennel and roasted pepper pizza

Heather Disarro

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Shaved fennel and roasted pepper pizza brings the Italian pie to a whole new level. When cooked at high temperatures, the shaved fennel sweetens and is intensified by delicious roasted peppers.

shaved fennel and roasted red pepper pizza

Shaved fennel and roasted pepper pizza

Serves 4


  • 1 pound pizza dough
  • 1 bulb fresh fennel
  • 1/2 cup sliced roasted red pepper
  • 1 cup jarred marinara sauce
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Place a large baking sheet in the oven and preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. While the oven is preheating, roll the dough out to about 1/4-inch thick.
  3. Remove the tough end from the fennel bulb and cut into very thin slices.
  4. When the oven is heated, carefully remove the pan and place the rolled dough on the pan.
  5. Spread the marinara sauce evenly on the dough.
  6. Evenly spread the shaved fennel on the sauce.
  7. Place the pizza in the oven for 8 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven, sprinkle with the roasted red peppers, mozzarella and Parmesan.
  9. Using a wide spatula gently lift the cooked dough off of the pan and place directly on the wire rack of the oven.
  10. Cook another 2 to 4 minutes until the crust is crisp and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  11. Remove from the oven, allow to cool for 3 to 4 minutes, then cut.
  12. Serve hot.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.