This recipe comes together in a flash thanks to Suvie’s powerful heating elements. The compact cooking space is perfect for pizza because it ensures the dough is as close to the heating element as possible. You’ll want to let the dough cook for as long as you can, even some burning is desirable to mimic the slight char of wood-fired pizzas. The dough is then flipped over to crisp what will become the top of the pizza. This is an active recipe that can’t be scheduled in advance, but we think it is worth the effort for cheesy, chewy, tangy, pizza perfection. Want to make your own pizza dough? Find our recipe here.

Easy Cheesy Pizza

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  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: 35 minutes
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  • 1 lb ball of pizza dough, store-bought or homemade
  • ½ cup marinara sauce, divided
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1 small bunch basil leaves (optional)
  • red pepper flakes to taste (optional)


1) Using a chef’s knife or bench scraper, divide dough into two equal-sized pieces. Mist each portion lightly with cooking spray or rub with olive oil. Let dough sit at room temperature for about 15 minutes, covered. 

2) Spray two Suvie pans with cooking spray or coat with olive oil. Press and stretch each piece of dough into a rough rectangle the size of your Suvie pan. Place dough into greased Suvie pans. Press and stretch the dough into the corners and edges of the pans as best you can. (If dough snaps back or is too difficult to work with let dough sit for another 15 minutes; the warmer the dough the more pliant it will be.)

3) Place pans in Suvie. Input settings and cook now. After 15 minutes, carefully flip dough over, return pan to Suvie and continue to cook for 10 more minutes, watching closely to avoid over charring.

Suvie Cook Settings

Bottom Zone: Roast at 450°F for 25 minutes (for Suvie 2.0, Broil for 25 minutes)

Top Zone: Roast at 450°F for 25 minutes (for Suvie 2.0, Broil for 25 minutes)

4) Remove pans from your Suvie and spread ¼ cup marinara sauce over the top of each portion of dough, leaving an uncovered ½” margin around each edge. Sprinkle ½ cup mozzarella evenly over the top of each pizza.

5) Return pans to Suvie and broil for 5-10 minutes, until cheese is melted and browned, watching closely to avoid burning.

6) Remove pans from Suvie and pizzas from pan, and then transfer pizzas to a cutting board. Cut into pieces and sprinkle each pizza with optional basil and red pepper flakes to taste. Enjoy!


Nutritional Information per serving (6 servings per recipe): Calories 300, Total Fat 6g, Total Carbohydrates 33g, Total Sodium 183mg, Total Protein 12g

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5 months ago

This made two very good pizzas! We easily found store bought pizza dough in 1 lb packages. No matter how warm or what you do to it the dough will not keep a perfectly rectangular shape but that’s fine – makes it look “artisan”. The cook time and methods in this recipe are precisely spot-on for Suvie 3.0 Thank-you chef! We topped ours with roasted garlic cloves and diced kalamata olives.