Grilled Shrimp Bruschetta Pizza

April 26, 2017

This Grilled Shrimp Bruschetta Pizza is a perfect blend of fresh ingredients, seafood, and pizza. It’s a pizza lover’s dream that can be made in minutes!

Thank you to Hamilton Beach for providing me with an Indoor Searing Grill.  No other compensation has been received in exchange for this post. I am a Hamilton Beach brand ambassador, however all opinions stated within this post are 100% my own.

I have been counting down the weeks until my husband’s bowling league is out for the summer. We’re down to about four more weeks. I’m not just excited to have my hubby all to myself again on Friday night, but I’m excited to hang out in the backyard around our charcoal grill.  Friday night is our designated pizza night since it’s a quick and easy meal before my husband goes bowling. That doesn’t change much during the summer. Instead of delivery or making pizza in the oven, we cook our pizzas out on the grill.

Everything tastes better on the grill and the same goes for pizza!  So I was thrilled when Hamilton Beach sent me their Indoor Searing Grill.  I knew I was going to have fun with my new appliance! Especially since there are still a few more weeks until we get back to grilling pizzas outside. In the meantime, I’ve managed to grill a few pizzas with the Indoor Searing Grill!  

The moment I got the Indoor Searing Grill, I knew that I had to try to make a pizza on it.  I wasn’t expecting it to be this easy!  The best part?  I had a hot and airy pizza that was ready in just minutes!  I tested my pizza making skills on this grill with a plain, cheese pizza the first time around.  Then, I decided to step up my game with a pizza that seemed pretty fancy, but took minutes to make!

Since I love getting creative with our pizza toppings, I wanted to make a pizza with light, fresh flavors that would be perfect for summer entertaining.  During the summer, I love sitting with friends and family in the backyard and enjoying small bites of food over a glass of wine.  Shrimp is a summer favorite, along with bruschetta.  So I decided to put the two together on a truly delicious grilled pizza!

Think of this pizza as a giant bruschetta.  But instead of just grilled bread with a tomato and olive oil topping, I’ve added fresh onion, baby spinach, and large shrimp.  You could certainly use precooked shrimp for this pizza.  However, I wanted to see how shrimp would grill on the Indoor Searing Grill, so I cooked them first.

To make the shrimp, I simply preheated the Indoor Searing Grill to 350º.  I placed them evenly across the nonstick cooking plate and allowed them to cook through on each side.  I removed the shrimp from the heat and wiped down the grill plate while it was still hot.  Then, I got to work on my pizza.

I preheated the Indoor Searing Grill to 350º again and began to stretch my dough.  A note about working with store bought pizza dough: leave it out on the counter for about 20-30 minutes before cooking to let it rise. Then, go ahead and start stretching it.  Once my pizza dough was stretched, I brushed it on both sides with olive oil.  

It only took a few minutes for the bottom to start getting nice grill marks.  After flipping it, work quickly to get your toppings on.  You want the cheese to melt while avoiding to burn the bottom of your crust.  However, the Indoor Searing Grill kept the temperature consistent so I wasn’t too fearful about that happening as quickly as it might when we’re cooking outside.

The Indoor Searing Grill’s sleek design makes it compact enough to keep in the kitchen. It’s easy to use. Just plug it in and heat it up using its adjustable temperature setting that goes from 200º all the way up to a searing 450º. The nonstick grilling plate is removable and the drip tray slides out from underneath the grill for easy cleanup.

So far, I’ve used the Indoor Searing Grill to grill boneless chicken breasts, sear a pork loin, and even make a grilled cheese.  This has quickly become one of my favorite kitchen appliances to have on hand.  I can’t wait to experiment with other recipes using this grill!


Grilled Shrimp Bruschetta Pizza

Ingredients

  • 1 store bought pizza dough
  • 1/2 pound precooked shrimp, peeled and cleaned
  • 1 cup jarred bruschetta
  • 1-2 cups baby spinach, washed and dried
  • 1/4 cup white onion, sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup part-skim shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat Indoor Searing Grill to 350º.
  2. Oil pizza dough on both sides.
  3. Place pizza dough on the grill. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown and grill marks are achieved.
  4. Flip pizza dough and, working quickly, top with bruschetta.
  5. Next, add baby spinach and onion slices.
  6. Top with shredded mozzarella.
  7. Close the grill lid and cook for 5-7 minutes or until cheese is completely melted and pizza dough is cooked through.
  8. Slice pizza and serve immediately.
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This grilled pizza is perfect for seafood lovers or when you’re just craving a something a little different on pizza night. It’s so easy to put together and you’ll have a delicious, crunchy pizza that’s ready in just minutes!
 
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104 Comments

  • Reply ashdoggie April 26, 2017 at 9:28 AM

    Looks delicious!!

  • Reply Melissa April 26, 2017 at 9:33 AM

    I want to try grilled cheese on the grill

    • Reply Jessica April 26, 2017 at 11:17 AM

      It’s so good on the grill! The way grilled cheese is supposed to be made! 🙂

  • Reply Gladys April 26, 2017 at 9:50 AM

    I would love to make burgers on the grill for my family.

    • Reply Jessica April 26, 2017 at 11:18 AM

      Always a classic for the grill!

  • Reply Rosie Areola April 26, 2017 at 2:07 PM

    I’d like to try some fish on the searing grill.

    • Reply Jessica April 26, 2017 at 5:57 PM

      Fish would be fabulous on this grill!

  • Reply Miss Angie (@MySoCalledChaos) April 26, 2017 at 3:36 PM

    I’d LOVE one of these. I think shrimp would be one of my first, that and fresh veggies or maybe steaks? YUM!

    • Reply Jessica April 26, 2017 at 5:53 PM

      I need to try fresh veggies! I bet they would be amazing. And who doesn’t love a good steak on the grill?

  • Reply According to Ashley Bree April 26, 2017 at 7:17 PM

    I would love to win because I love cooking good food. (:

  • Reply Melissa April 26, 2017 at 7:57 PM

    I’d love to try making grilled chicken shawarma on it!

  • Reply Geoff April 26, 2017 at 9:17 PM

    I’d like to make steak kabobs on this grill!

    • Reply Jessica April 27, 2017 at 1:31 PM

      Can’t go wrong with that!

  • Reply Kim Pincombe-Cole April 26, 2017 at 10:08 PM

    I’d love to try grilling fish, veggies, or panini type sandwiches on it!

    • Reply Jessica April 27, 2017 at 1:32 PM

      Those are all great ideas!

  • Reply Nancy Loring April 26, 2017 at 11:32 PM

    I am thinking that a grilled lobster tail sure would taste good.

    • Reply Jessica April 27, 2017 at 1:32 PM

      That would be amazing! I love lobster tails!

  • Reply Nelle April 27, 2017 at 1:23 AM

    I would love to grill steak!

    • Reply Jessica April 27, 2017 at 1:33 PM

      That would be delicious!

  • Reply Sandy H April 27, 2017 at 10:09 AM

    This would be a quick and delish way to cook fish.

    • Reply Jessica April 27, 2017 at 1:34 PM

      Definitely! Fish would be great on this grill!

  • Reply Kendra April 27, 2017 at 11:36 AM

    Great summer recipe!!

    • Reply Jessica April 27, 2017 at 1:34 PM

      Definitely! I think I’ll be eating this pizza a lot this summer!

  • Reply Steve Weber April 27, 2017 at 8:06 PM

    We would grill burgers and brats first!

    • Reply Jessica April 28, 2017 at 7:41 AM

      That sounds awesome!

  • Reply Emily Smith April 28, 2017 at 2:17 AM

    I would love to grill some seasoned veggies and chunks of steaks to make kabobs.

    • Reply Jessica April 28, 2017 at 7:42 AM

      That’s a great idea!

  • Reply Alina Conn April 28, 2017 at 7:42 AM

    I’d love to make fish and grilled veggies first. YUM!

  • Reply tat2gurlzrock April 28, 2017 at 8:47 PM

    That looks so good! I think it would make great kabobs!

    • Reply Jessica April 30, 2017 at 10:16 AM

      Thanks so much! I might try kebabs on this grill very soon!

  • Reply jeepingeos April 28, 2017 at 9:09 PM

    I would grill ham and pineapple kabobs.

    • Reply Jessica April 30, 2017 at 10:17 AM

      That sounds delicious!

  • Reply Melissa Storms April 29, 2017 at 8:50 AM

    I would love to sear chicken breast to put on salads.

    • Reply Jessica April 30, 2017 at 10:17 AM

      Sounds perfect! I love grilling chicken ahead of time for meal prepping!

  • Reply Tracie Cooper April 29, 2017 at 4:32 PM

    I would grill some steaks and seasonal veggies

    • Reply Jessica April 30, 2017 at 10:18 AM

      Mmm! Sounds so good!

  • Reply Jeffrey April 29, 2017 at 5:41 PM

    I’d love to cook Italian style turkey burgers on the searing grill along with some asparagus. I’d also grill the tomato slices, onions and ciabatta buns.

    • Reply Jessica April 30, 2017 at 10:20 AM

      That sounds awesome!

  • Reply Margaret S Porter April 29, 2017 at 7:42 PM

    I would grill shrimp and scallops!

    • Reply Jessica April 30, 2017 at 10:19 AM

      Some of my favorites! Yum!

  • Reply Mandi Smith May 1, 2017 at 7:21 AM

    I would grill Salmon first

  • Reply Stafford Brix May 1, 2017 at 8:13 AM

    Also, grilled halibut with veggies.

  • Reply Sean May 1, 2017 at 2:29 PM

    Would love to grill some shrimp with pineapple and onions.

  • Reply Carol Ezovski May 2, 2017 at 3:59 AM

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    • Reply Jessica May 2, 2017 at 2:25 PM

      That would be delicious!

  • Reply Lauren May 3, 2017 at 9:41 AM

    I want to grill yakitori chicken.

    • Reply Jessica May 3, 2017 at 10:41 AM

      That would be amazing!

  • Reply Bridgett Wilbur May 3, 2017 at 1:27 PM

    I would grill a nice juicy cheese burger.

    • Reply Jessica May 3, 2017 at 2:38 PM

      That’s a classic and a good one, too!

  • Reply Sarah Hall May 3, 2017 at 5:40 PM

    I would like to grill a nice sirloin steak first.

  • Reply Lindsay Bade May 4, 2017 at 6:24 AM

    I would love to grill some burgers and corn!

    • Reply Jessica May 4, 2017 at 9:33 AM

      I bet corn would be excellent on this grill!

  • Reply Nataly Carbonell May 5, 2017 at 10:41 PM

    I’d grill some fish. I’d also try to recreate this yummy pizza recipe!

  • Reply laura bernard May 7, 2017 at 11:09 AM

    Steak for sure

    • Reply Jessica May 7, 2017 at 11:19 AM

      Always a good choice!

  • Reply chelsea van tol May 7, 2017 at 5:22 PM

    i would do hot dogs cut open and grilled to make whistle dogs like a+w used to have

    • Reply Jessica May 8, 2017 at 11:15 AM

      I’m vaguely familiar with those hot dogs, but I bet they would be awesome on this grill!

  • Reply Heather Hayes Panjon May 8, 2017 at 7:31 AM

    I’d like to grill some chicken!

  • Reply diyadulation May 8, 2017 at 8:38 AM

    This looks incredible! It would be perfect for a summery outdoor meal!

    • Reply Jessica May 8, 2017 at 11:16 AM

      Thanks so much! Yes! Grilled pizza is always such a fun, outdoor meal during the summer months!

  • Reply Smiling Notes May 8, 2017 at 12:15 PM

    Oh my! Your post really made me hungry!! I’d love to try out this recipe during the Spring or summer. Grilled shrimp, here I come! 🙂

    • Reply Jessica May 8, 2017 at 12:59 PM

      Thanks so much! I’m glad you like this recipe. I hope it becomes a summer favorite for you! 🙂

  • Reply Susan @ Culinary Envy May 8, 2017 at 2:01 PM

    This looks so tasty! I can hardly wait to try it this weekend for Mom’s Day!

    • Reply Jessica May 8, 2017 at 3:56 PM

      Thanks so much! Sounds like it’s going to be a tasty Mother’s Day weekend!

  • Reply Chrissy May 9, 2017 at 10:48 PM

    I want to grill these cheddar cheese stuffed pork grillers that we buy from the amish market first!! It’s making my mouth water thinking about them!

    • Reply Jessica May 10, 2017 at 7:50 AM

      Those pork grillers sound delicious! I bet they’d be awesome on this grill!

  • Reply Sarah Mayer May 10, 2017 at 11:57 AM

    I would grill some shrimp and veggies first.

    • Reply Jessica May 10, 2017 at 1:54 PM

      Always a good combo!

  • Reply Amanda Whitley May 10, 2017 at 2:23 PM

    i would grill steak and asparagus.

  • Reply Ellie Wright May 10, 2017 at 5:05 PM

    I would grill fajita meat first.

  • Reply StephaniePhelps May 10, 2017 at 6:20 PM

    I would love to grill some shrimp first on my Hamilton Beach Indoor Searing Grill.

  • Reply Terry May 10, 2017 at 9:01 PM

    I would love to grill up some salmon first.

  • Reply Beverly May 11, 2017 at 11:34 AM

    Thanks for sharing your wonderful posts at Over The Moon Party.
    See you next week.
    Hugs,
    Bev

  • Reply Carole from Carole's Chatter May 11, 2017 at 6:39 PM

    Hi Jessica, this is great. I hope you bring it over to Food on Friday as part of Pot Luck. Each month there are now 3 different themes plus a Potluck – so you should always be able to share something. If you would like to join in the fun on a regular basis please schedule a reminder for the second Friday of each month (NZ time). Cheers from Carole’s Chatter

    • Reply Jessica May 12, 2017 at 9:04 AM

      Thank you so much! Sounds like a great link-up. I’ll check it out!

  • Reply Linda May 13, 2017 at 9:55 AM

    Absolutely delicious looking. my Mom loves shrimp, so she would love this. Thanks for sharing at Dishing It & Digging It.

    • Reply Jessica May 13, 2017 at 12:23 PM

      Thanks so much, Linda! I hope you get to treat your mom to this pizza!

  • Reply Marnie May 13, 2017 at 8:07 PM

    This looks so so delicious!!!! I cant wait to try it!

    • Reply Jessica May 14, 2017 at 7:39 PM

      Thanks so much! I hope you enjoy it!

  • Reply sarahgiebens May 14, 2017 at 12:34 PM

    This looks so good!

    • Reply Jessica May 14, 2017 at 7:33 PM

      Thanks so much! 🙂

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  • Reply Miz Helen May 16, 2017 at 2:24 PM

    Your Grilled Shrimp Bruschetta Pizza looks awesome! Hope you are having a fantastic week and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday. We will look forward to seeing you again real soon!
    Miz Helen

    • Reply Jessica May 17, 2017 at 8:09 AM

      Thanks so much! 🙂

  • Reply Monica @HappyandBlessedHome.com May 19, 2017 at 12:41 AM

    Looks so good! Featuring at Family Fun Friday! http://www.happyandblessedhome.com/6-must-try-family-recipes/

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