I love smoked ribs, salmon, pork, veggies, and more. I love the tenderness and flavor that a smoker creates in food. Recently, I decided to try smoking a pizza, the results were delicious. Directions on how to smoke a Papa Murphy’s Pizza below.
Since their pizza’s are very affordable (especially considering the dough is made fresh daily and the toppings are hand-chopped), I offered to provide dinner for a friend and me and his 4 kids on Friday. When I got to his house he had the smoker warmed up and ready. We threw the kid’s Hawaiian pizza on while I made the salad and in 20 minutes dinner was ready.
While the kids ate their pizza, we smoked the adult’s (Garlic Chicken on DeLite crust) which only took about 15 minutes.
Then we smoked the breadsticks.
Everyone loved the flavor and texture of the pizzas and breadsticks. The smoked flavor was infused into the Papa Murphy’s pizza as it is cooked and the smoker also added a bit of crispness to the base crust while the pizza itself stayed very soft. It was cooked through but not dry. I love smoked pizza.
It was delicious—everyone enjoyed everything we made! This will be a great Friday night option for us. With the coupon, the 8 of us ate a delicious meal for under $25.00—and the leftovers fed a few of us for lunch the next day. I can’t wait to try smoking other flavors of Papa Murphy’s pizzas and other Take-n-Bake items they make.
How to Smoke a Papa Murphy’s Pizza
For wood pellet grills you will want the temperature to be between 415°- 450°.
- Start on smoke, allowing pellets to ignite. Switch to HIGH and heat for at least 15 minutes.
- Take off the plastic wrap. Leave the pizza on the paper tray. Place pizza and paper tray on a grilling pizza pan and put it in the smoker (center of the rack).
- Baking time is approximately the same as Papa Murphy’s states. Thin deLite crusts cook quicker. Regular crust cook about 20-30 minutes. Check frequently and rotate the pizza a quarter turn every 5 or so minutes.
Check the base of the pizza with a spatula often so you don’t burn it. Once it’s cooked how you prefer, take the pizza out and allow it to cool a few minutes before serving.
Enjoy smoking your Papa Murphy’s pizzas.
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