Chorizo Poblano Flatbread

Chorizo Poblano Flatbread
Course 
Entree
Serves 
4
Country of Origin 
Tex-Mex
Preparation Time 
0:30
About This Recipe 

Created exclusively for Latina readers by Brian Sullivan, SVP of Culinary Development at California Pizza Kitchen, this flatbread pizza packs the perfect combination of smoky and spicy flavors. 

*This item is not currently on the menu at CPK locations, so enjoy it in your home by following the recipe below:

Ingredients 

Queso Fundido Mix

  • 1/2 cup Queso Quesadilla Cheese, Grated
  • 1/4 cup Monterey Jack Cheese, Grated
  • 2 Tbl Salsa Verde
  • 1.5 Tbl Goat Cheese
  • 1.5 Tbl Sour Cream
  • 1.5 Tbl Cream
  • 1 Tbl Chopped Fresh Cilantro

 

The Dough

  • 1 each, 8 oz Pizza Dough, Rolled very thin and randomly shaped
  • ¼ cup All Purpose Flour

 

The Toppings

  • 3 Tbl Salsa Verde
  • 1 cup Queso Fundido Mix
  • ¼ cup Poblano Pepper, Thin Rings,
  • ½ cup Chorizo, Cooked

 

Garnish

  • 2 Tbl Chopped Fresh Cilantro
Preparation 
  • Preheat oven to 500⁰F and place a baking stone or pizza metal on the lowest rack in the oven.
  • In a mixing bowl combine the Queso Quesadilla and the Monterey Jack cheeses. 
  • In a second bowl combine all other ingredients and mix until well combined.
  • Pour mixture over the cheeses and gently combine until blended but chunky.
  • Spread flour over a clean surface (reserving 1 Tbl for the pizza peel) and roll pizza dough as thinly as possible into a random shape approx. 13” across and place on a floured pizza peel.
  • In the order above spread all toppings to the edge of the dough.
  • Carefully slide flatbread off of the peel and onto the preheated pizza stone of pizza metal.
  • Bake until crispy and brown around the edges and the top is bubbling.
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Dan Koday, Executive Content Director

Dan Koday is a New York City based writer, editor and digital content expert. His work has been featured in SeventeenLatina, Logo’s NewNowNextCosmoGirl and The Latin Kitchen, amongst many other prestigious publications. Dan currently holds the title of Executive Content Director for Latina, responsible for overseeing its digital and print content strategies for Latina – the #1 entertainment, fashion, beauty & lifestyle brand for acculturated U.S. Hispanic women – and TheLatinKitchen.com – a recipe, entertaining & how-to site that celebrates Latin cuisine.