If there ever was a problem with watermelon, it's that it's too delicious to keep ourselves from eating. But after our tenth or so sweet treat made with watermelon, our mouths were left watering for a melon dish that was savory and could stand as a main course.
We came up with the Watermélange - a creamy, delicious pizza that was a hit at our weekly game night. Here's how to make it!
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Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Like all new inventions, we succeeded by standing on the shoulders of giants. One such giant is Jenna Sauers, who gave us a delicious, quick bread recipe. Another is Joanne, who taught us the art of making easy, smooth hummus from scratch. Both of these recipes are highly recommended and take the recipe up a notch in tastiness! You'll want to follow both of these recipes to completion before the next steps if you're going full-on DIY.
Preparing the Crust:
First, we'll want to preheat the oven to 350°F so we won't have to play the waiting game later.
Next, whether by following these DIY recipes or by buying premade dough, we'll need to prepare the bread into a crust. If it's not already rolled flat, take a rolling pin and smooth it out onto the floured cutting board. We left ours about 1/4" thick, but you can make it thicker or thinner depending on if you like your pizza soft or crispy.
Put some aluminum foil down on the baking sheet, spray some cooking spray onto it, and transfer the rolled dough onto the foil. The foil helps keep the baking sheet clean and speeds cleanup afterwards.
Once the dough is on the baking sheet, take a fork and poke it lightly all over to prevent air from getting trapped under the dough and making unsightly bubbles. Finish off by dusting the dough lightly with paprika, then pop it in the oven for 8 minutes to crisp up.
While you're waiting for the crust, it's time to start on preparing the toppings.