New Orleans Shrimp Pizza

Total Time:
37 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
17 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 (6.5-ounce) package pizza dough mix (recommended: Betty Crocker)
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1 cup chunky tomato sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce, or more if needed
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1/3 cup frozen chopped green pepper, thawed (recommended: PictSweet)
  • 1/3 cup frozen chopped onion, thawed (recommended: Ore-Ida)
  • 1/2 pound pre-peeled medium shrimp
Directions

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Lightly spray a baking sheet with olive oil cooking spray; set aside.

In a medium mixing bowl combine pizza crust, Cajun seasoning, and hot water until well moistened. Beat 20 times to form a dough.

Let sit while you make the sauce.

In small mixing bowl, combine tomato sauce, hot sauce, and garlic; set aside. Press dough into a 12-inch circle on a baking sheet with floured fingers. Spread sauce onto dough evenly, leaving a 1-inch border. Top with cheese, peppers, onions, and shrimp.

Bake in preheated oven 12 to 17 minutes or until crust is golden brown.

Slice and serve.


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    Delicious! We used a different brand of pizza dough mix than the one that was recommended. It came with tomato sauce which we used. The crust was thin but we like thin crust. So quick and easy to make. This is my new favorite kind of pizza.
    The one thing that's really impt it to be sure to thaw out the frozen veg (onions, peppers, etc BEFORE you put them on the pizza and in the oven. If you put them on the pizza straight from the bag,the frozen ice-moisture will soak the pizza and make it very soggy....
    MY HUSBAND DOES NOT EAT CARBS AT ALL.BUT HE COULD NOT STOP EATING THIS PIZZA
    I love pizza, I love shrimp, and I love the taste of New Orleans. My husband was out of town, so I decided to experiment with something other than the routine pizza. To me, the different flavors did not seem to blend. It sure sounded like it would work, since they are all New Orleans flavors. I am pleased to see that others thought it was great. I am sorry Sandra, I love your show; you provide good recipes that is quick and less expensive than other recipes.
    The great thing about this is that you can play with the recipe. I used a wheat frozen dough and I used a can of roasted tomato garlic chunks. I used a low fat mozzarella. I accompanied the pizza with a salad with a low fat vinaigrette. We had pina colada for a drink dessert it was fabulous. Thank you for the recipe. When I looked for shrimp pizza else where I kept running into a cream cheese dip.
    If you don't have something nice to say don't say it at all. Childish.
     
    Very good pizza Sandra.
    my family and I really enjyed this.Plenty of flavor. For the last poster - people are so mean to Sandra because they have sad, pathetic lives.
    Why are people so mean to Sandra Lee? I thought this recipe was great and a nice change from ordinary pizza. Cajun seasoning and garlic add plenty of flavor.
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