Pizza Balls

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 25 mins


  • olive oil
  • 1 pound white or wheat pizza dough
  • 3/4 cup chopped broccoli florets
  • 1 cup Mozzarella, shredded
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • for garnish parmesan cheese, grated


1. Preheat the oven to 425F and grease a 9-inch pie plate with olive oil.

2. Divide the dough into 16 even pieces.

3. In a bowl, combine the broccoli (or whatever addition you choose), mozzarella, and pizza sauce.

4. Roll out a piece of dough into a 3-inch round, and place 1 tablespoon of the cheese mixture in the center.

5. Bring the edges of the dough to the center, pinching to make sure they stick together, then roll the dough into a ball.

6. Place the ball, seam side down, in the pie plate. Repeat to form the rest of the balls.

7. Brush each ball with olive oil and sprinkle with a bit of Parmesan cheese.

8. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden.