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Black pizza with charcoal: the recipe and its properties!

Vegetable charcoal pizza

Here is the charcoal pizza: the recipe to prepare it and to fill it as you like!

Fashion or need for our health? Vegetable charcoal is an ingredient rich in beneficial properties for our body and is now widely used in the preparation of pizzas, bread and other leavened products . If you want to try your hand at using this ingredient, the charcoal pizza is definitely the one for you.

In today's recipe we are going to stuff our beautiful black pizza with vegetables, which will give color to the dish and make you look great with your guests. Try making this dish at home and stuffing it with the ingredients you like best.

Vegetable charcoal pizza
Vegetable charcoal pizza

Preparation: how to make charcoal pizza

1. Start by preparing the dough: sift the Manitoba flour and place it in a bowl, adding the charcoal. Mix well with a fork.
2. Separately, add a little warm water, honey and brewer's yeast in a small bowl. Stir with a teaspoon and let the yeast activate for about ten minutes.
3. Now pour the oil and the water with the yeast into the bowl with the powders and start kneading (first with a spoon and then with your hands).
4. Add the salt and continue the dough, gradually adding the remaining water , making sure it is not too wet (in this case you can add a little sifted flour).

Vegetable charcoal dough
Vegetable charcoal dough

5. When you have obtained a smooth, elastic and lump-free dough, place it in a floured bowl, cover it with a cloth and place it in a dry place to rise until doubled (it will take at least 1-2 hours ).
6. When the dough has doubled, place it on a work surface, cut it in two and form two balls. Leave them covered to rise once again for at least 1-2 hours and until doubled .
7. At this point, start lighting the oven by importing it at 220 ° C.

Roll out the charcoal pizza
Roll out the charcoal pizza

8. Take the two loaves and roll them out first with a rolling pin and then with your hands forming two pizzas .
9. Prepare the tomato sauce by combining the puree, a drizzle of oil and salt in a bowl. Mix and then spread the sauce on the two forms of dough for the charcoal pizza.
10. Bake for 10-15 minutes , then remove the pizzas from the oven and complete the sauce with the other ingredients (remember to drain the mozzarella well).
11. Bake again for about 5 minutes .
12. Remove from the oven, give a drizzle of raw oil and add a few basil leaves, then serve on the table.

Alternatively, we suggest you try the pizza with sourdough : delicious!


We recommend that you consume your charcoal square at the moment, if you don't finish it you can keep it for a maximum of 1 day in the fridge , well covered with cling film.

Vegetable charcoal pizza: calories and properties

This particular pizza represents a dish with a large intake of carbohydrates, proteins and lipids, although it is high in fiber and low in cholesterol. As for calories, for every 250 g we find about 600 kcal, and in fact just like all other pizzas, it should be eaten as a single meal and no more than twice a week.

As for the properties of charcoal, the main ingredient of this recipe is the bearer of various benefits for our body: it increases the sense of satiety, reduces blood cholesterol and relieves any sensations of swelling and fullness, which often do consequently when we decide to enjoy a nice pizza for dinner!

READ ALSO: Charcoal bread: for those who do not want to stop keeping their hands in the dough!

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