Welcome to our culinary corner, where today, we’re diving into the delightful world of Italian cuisine with a modern twist! Our recipe for Arugula and Prosciutto Pizza is not just a meal; it’s an experience that brings the rustic charm of Italy to your kitchen.


  • Pizza Dough:
    • 2 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1 tsp sugar
    • 1 tbsp active dry yeast
    • 1 cup warm water
    • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Toppings:
    • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
    • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
    • 4 oz prosciutto, thinly sliced
    • 2 cups fresh arugula
    • Extra virgin olive oil for drizzling
    • Freshly ground black pepper
    • Shaved Parmesan cheese (optional)


Step 1: Prepare the Dough

  1. In a bowl, combine the flour, salt, and sugar.
  2. Mix the yeast in warm water and let it sit until frothy (about 5 minutes).
  3. Gradually add the yeast mixture and olive oil to the flour mix, kneading until a smooth dough forms.
  4. Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover, and let it rise in a warm area until it doubles in size (about 1 hour).

Step 2: Preheat and Prep

  1. Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C). If you have a pizza stone, place it in the oven to heat up.
  2. On a floured surface, roll out the dough to your desired thickness.

Step 3: Assemble the Pizza

  1. Transfer the rolled dough onto a pizza peel or baking sheet.
  2. Spread the pizza sauce evenly, leaving a small border for the crust.
  3. Sprinkle the mozzarella cheese over the sauce.
  4. Arrange the prosciutto slices on top.

Step 4: Baking Time

  1. Slide the pizza onto the hot pizza stone or baking sheet.
  2. Bake for about 12-15 minutes, or until the crust is golden and the cheese is bubbly.

Step 5: The Final Touch

  1. Once out of the oven, immediately top with fresh arugula.
  2. Drizzle with a bit of extra virgin olive oil and a sprinkle of freshly ground black pepper.
  3. For an extra touch of luxury, add some shaved Parmesan cheese.

Serving Suggestion:

Slice up this heavenly pizza and serve it hot. The peppery arugula and salty prosciutto are a match made in culinary heaven, perfectly complemented by the gooey mozzarella and crisp crust.


This Arugula and Prosciutto Pizza is not just food; it’s a statement – a blend of simple ingredients creating a symphony of flavors. So, roll up your sleeves, get your hands in the dough, and prepare to wow your taste buds and your guests with this Italian masterpiece.

Buon Appetito! 🍕🇮🇹

We hope you enjoyed this recipe. Stay tuned for more culinary adventures and recipes that bring flavors from around the world right into your kitchen. Don’t forget to share your pizza-making experience with us in the comments below!

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