• 35 pieces Brazi Bites cheese bread Brazi Bites cheese bread
  • ¼ cup garlic cloves
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella
  • 1 tsp dry oregano
  • Fresh black pepper
  • Mint for garnish
  • Reduced balsamic
  • 1 oz parmesan
  • 4 oz ricotta cheese
  • 1 Heirloom tomato cut into slices
  • Fresh basil sprigs
  1. Make the garlic puree by simmering garlic cloves in oil until soft.
  2. Strain garlic from the oil and process in a food processor until smooth. Set aside, saving garlic oil.
  3. Combine parmesan, ricotta and 2 T. garlic puree until smooth.
  4. Remove the Brazi Bites bag from the freezer and defrost for at least 2 hours.
  5. (The cheese bread needs to be soft.)
  6. Combine all Brazi Bites together and knead into one large ball. Set aside.
  7. On a marble or stainless table surface ,spread olive oil to keep dough from sticking.
  8. Drizzle olive oil on your hands too.
  9. Next, coat a cast iron or round baking dish with extra virgin olive oil.
  10. Press your dough down into the pan and push it up around the sides about 1 to 1.5 inches.
  11. With a fork poke the pizza dough all over.
  12. Brush the dough with some of the garlic oil.
  13. Add the parmesan/ricotta mixture on top.
  14. Add fresh mozzarella.
  15. Sprinkle the dry oregano and on top.
  16. Bake until the cheeses melts. and crust is golden, 35-40 minutes.
  17. Add the fresh heirloom tomatoes and fresh basil.
  18. Drizzle reduced balsamic on top.
  19. Add fresh pepper.
  20. Remove pizza from skillet and let rest for 3 to 5 minutes before slicing.
Recipe by Brazilian Flair in The USA at http://brazilianflairintheusa.com/brazilian-cheese-bread-skillet-pizza/