Pizza Diavolo

5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Rest Time 40 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 25 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 4 people
Calories 154 kcal


  • 21 g Yeast fresh
  • 60 ml Milk lukewarm
  • 60 ml Lukewarm water
  • 240 g Flour
  • 0,25 tsp Salt
  • 4 tbsp Rapeseed oil
  • 4 small Fresh shallots
  • 1 medium sized Clove of garlic
  • 400 g Pizza tomatoes canned
  • 1 tsp Dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 medium sized Red peppers
  • 100 g Italian salami
  • Red chilli flakes
  • 200 g Grated mozzarella
  • 0,5 bunch Fresh oregano
  • 6 piece Pickled hot peppers


  • For the pizza dough: put the yeast, milk, water and 1 teaspoon sugar in a bowl, mix everything well. Cover and let rest for 2 minutes. Add flour, salt (1/4 teaspoon) and rapeseed oil (3 tablespoons) .With the Knead the dough hook of the hand mixer for about 10 minutes and cover and let rise in a warm place for about 30 minutes until the dough has doubled its volume.
  • Roll out the pizza dough on a floured work surface or parchment paper to the size of a baking sheet and cover it for another 10 minutes. Preheat the oven to 250 degrees. Pre-bake the dough in the hot oven for about 5 minutes. For the pizza sauce: Peel off 1 shallot and cut into small pieces. Heat 1 tablespoon of rapeseed oil in a saucepan and fry the shallots until translucent. Peel and squeeze the garlic.
  • Add the pizza tomatoes and oregano, bring to the boil. Let the tomato sauce simmer without a lid over a mild heat for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Season the sauce with salt, pepper, balsamic vinegar and sugar to taste. For the topping: halve the peppers, remove the core and cut into thin strips. Heat 1 tablespoon of rapeseed oil in a pan and simmer the pepper strips for about 5 minutes. Season with chilli flakes.
  • 1 Peel the shallot and cut into thin rings. Drain the peppers in a sieve and cut into rings. Spread the rolled out dough with pizza sauce, top with paprika, salami, shallots, pepperoni and mozzaella. Bake the pizza diavolo in a hot oven at 250 degrees on the second rack from the bottom for 12-15 minutes.
  • Pluck the oregano leaves from the stems. Divide the pizza diavolo into 4 pieces and serve sprinkled with oregano leaves.


Serving: 100gCalories: 154kcalCarbohydrates: 15.2gProtein: 4.8gFat: 8.2g
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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