South American Pizza with Chorizo and Chili Peppers


Serves 6
1 16-ounce pizza dough ball
½ cup pizza sauce
4 cloves fresh garlic, peeled and chopped finely
11⁄2 cups crumbled queso fresco
½ cup chorizo sausage, cooked and crumbled                                          
4 green onions chopped into ¼-inch pieces
1 large red chili thinly sliced
¼ cup picked coriander leaves

Preheat oven to 500 degrees. Roll the pizza dough on a floured surface and place on a cookie sheet. Spread the pizza sauce over top. Cover with a sprinkling of garlic, then a 1⁄2 cup of queso fresco. Top with chorizo and green onion, then cover with the remaining cheese and chili slices. Cook until the crust is golden brown
(10 to 12 minutes). Garnish with coriander leaves.

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