Pizza with Roquefort and Walnuts

Preparation info
  • Makes

    two 11 inch

    • Difficulty


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By James Peterson

Published 2007

  • About

American pizza joints—even “upscale” places—often fail with their version of this pizza because they use generic blue cheese. Be sure to use authentic Roquefort, Gorgonzola, or Stilton and your pizza will stand out.


  • Pizza Dough (opposite)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 ounces Roquefort,


Preheat the oven to 500°F. Brush two 11-inch pizza pans with half of the oil. Divide the dough in half and round each half into a ball. Shape each dough portion with your fingers, pressing and turning, until the dough is at least somewhat round, and about 11 inches in diameter, and the