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Pizza with courgette flowers

white pizza with courgette flowers

Mozzarella, anchovies and courgette flowers: three ingredients that together give life to an amazing white pizza with courgette flowers.

Courgette flowers are an ingredient capable of giving a refined touch to even the simplest dishes. Take for example the white pizza with courgette flowers: a simple dough like that of pizza enriched with mozzarella, courgette flowers and anchovies gives life to something incredible. The flavors and textures blend perfectly with each other and it is no coincidence that they are the same as those found in the most classic recipe for stuffed courgette flowers.

The pizza base is the most traditional and you can follow our recipe or the one you usually make. What counts in this case is the seasoning, so make sure you choose fresh courgette flowers and quality mozzarella, even better if buffalo . Now let's see all the steps.

white pizza with courgette flowers
white pizza with courgette flowers

How to prepare the recipe for white pizza with courgette flowers

  1. First dissolve the yeast in the water. Pour it onto the flour, mixing with a spoon until the mixture begins to take consistency.
  2. At this point, add the salt and oil and finish working on the pastry board to obtain a smooth, homogeneous dough .
  3. Put it back in the bowl, cover with cling film and let it rise in the oven with the light on for 3 hours or until it has doubled in size.
  4. In the meantime , clean the courgette flowers by removing the stem and central pistil.
  5. Roll out the leavened pizza dough on a sheet of baking paper the size of the pan, spreading it with your hands, from the center outwards.
  6. Distribute the anchovies on the surface and then the buffalo mozzarella cut into slices or, better yet, torn into pieces with your hands so as to obtain shreds. Cook at 200°C for 15 minutes then remove from the oven, complete with the courgette flowers and cook at the same temperature for another 5 minutes. Serve the focaccia piping hot.

If you are looking for another way to bring courgette flowers to the table we recommend you try our savory pie with courgette flowers : simply delicious.


The pizza with courgette flowers is good freshly made, however if you have leftovers you can keep it wrapped in foil for up to 2 days and heat it in the oven or air fryer before consuming it.

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