Are you looking for the perfect way to use up leftover pulled pork? Then you need to give this recipe a go. It's an amazing white pizza topped with leftover pulled pork, kale and plenty of cheese, of course!
Now I'd like to introduce you to my newest addition. Not only is it an amazing pizza in its own right but it is so good for using up leftover pulled pork AND features my new favourite ever ingredient in the world kale.
Have you noticed I've been getting really into kale? I bet that wasn't a sentence you were expecting to see from me but oh man is kale yummy!
I love love love it roasted. The way the edges get all crispy and crunchy and you can add so much flavour to each piece. The best thing about this pizza is that the edges poking out of the cheese still get that crispyness from baking in the oven while the rest of it gets all melty in the mozzarella.
Other than kale I suppose the actual star of the show is the leftover pulled pork. I used some that I pulled out the freezer. The good thing about using leftover meat on a pizza is that you don't need very much to use for the topping.
I had a small tupperware of leftovers left and it was enough for two pizzas!
Ingredients you need to top this leftover pulled pork pizza with kale:
- Pizza Dough
- Pulled Pork
The other yummy thing about this pizza is that it's got a white pizza sauce. Normally we make this amazing tomato pizza sauce but when I was coming up with this recipe I became obsessed with the idea of a white sauce.
This sauce is creamy and cheesy and makes the most indulgent pizza and the perfect dinner.
Ingredients you need to make this white pizza sauce:
- Garlic Paste
- Chilli Flakes
Keep scrolling to get the full recipe for this leftover pulled pork pizza with kale...
The pizza dough recipe we always use can be found here. It's pretty simple and makes enough dough for two pizzas. If you only want the one pizza than the dough freezes well and you will love your past self when you can make homemade pizza on a weeknight.
If you've got a dough recipe that's your go to then feel free to use that..and share in the comments obvs!
Tips for making this leftover pulled pork pizza with kale:
- The amount of sauce is good for 2 pizzas but I found that the moisture meant that this became more of a knife and fork deal. I was cool with that but if you want more of a classic, eat with your hands by the slice situation then you might want to use slightly less of the sauce.
- The kale works best when it's chopped up so you can get a really even spread across the pizzas. I got mine ready chopped.
WONDERING WHAT TO DO WITH THE LEFTOVER INGREDIENTS YOU’VE GOT FROM MAKING THIS LEFTOVER PULLED PORK PIZZA WITH KALE?
If you’re anything like me then you’re always looking for ways to save money and avoid food waste so I want to make sure you’ve get plenty of ideas on how to use up any ingredients that are leftover from my recipes!
Leftover Pulled Pork Pizza with Kale
- 2 portions Pizza Dough
- 200 g Pulled Pork
- 100 g Kale chopped
- 150 g Mozzarella torn
- 30 g Parmesan grated
White Pizza Sauce
- 2 tablespoon Butter
- 3 tablespoon Flour
- 230 ml Milk
- 1 teaspoon Garlic Paste
- Pinch Chilli Flakes
- Salt and Pepper
- 30 g Parmesan grated
- To make the sauce melt the butter over a low heat. Add the flour and whisk together, cook for a few minutes. Whisk in the milk then add the garlic paste, chilli flakes, salt and pepper and parmesan. Let it bubble over a low heat for a couple of minutes then remove from the heat.
- Preheat the oven to 200°C/390°F. Stretch a portion of pizza dough onto two trays and split the sauce between the bases. Then add half of the pork, kale, mozzarella and parmesan to each pizza. Cook for 15-20 minutes until browned and the kale is getting crispy on top.
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