Heirloom Tomato Pizza with Chorizo, Avocado Salsa and Cilantro

Heirloom Tomato Pizza with Chorizo, Avocado Salsa and Cilantro
Recipe type: Pizzas
  • 1 tablespoon red onion, chopped very fine
  • 1 medium avocado, (approx. 6 ounces)
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • ¼-1/2 ounce fresh cilantro, chopped fine
  • 2 ounces grated manchego cheese
  • 6 ounces of your proprietary mozzarella blend
  • 3 ounces whole milk ricotta
  • 2 heirloom tomatoes, 1 yellow and 1 red
  • 2 ounces aged chorizo sausage, sliced very thin
  1. Cut the avocado into quarters around the seed.
  2. Cut the skin off and dice the avocado into ⅛ inch dice.
  3. Place the dices in a bowl and mix with the juice of half a lemon, half of the chopped cilantro and the diced onion. Reserve.
  4. Form a disc from your proprietary 19- to 20-ounce pizza dough.
  5. Place the Manchego then the aged mozzarella blend on the dough.
  6. Slice the tomatoes thin and place around the pizza in alternating colors.
  7. Dollop ricotta on part of each slice of tomato.
  8. Bake in the oven at 550 F for 12 minutes until golden brown.
  9. After the oven toss the pizza with half of the thin-sliced chorizo.
  10. Toss half the avocado salsa around the pizza, then follow up with the last chorizo slices.
  11. Add avocado again until done. (This is for eye appeal.)
  12. Sprinkle the chopped cilantro on the pizza.
  13. Serve immediately.