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BLT Pizza

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This BLT Pizza is semi-homemade and topped with cheese, bacon, lettuce, and tomatoes then drizzled with ranch dressing – a super easy meal for pizza night at home!
three slices of blt pizza on a wood cutting board

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Serve this BLT Pizza on movie night with coconut oil popcorn and simple dark chocolate brownies.

I first ordered a BLT Pizza from a Jet’s Pizza years ago but I think it involved mayo and we moved and there aren’t any Jet’s near me.

Then, we used to order it at a sit-down restaurant called Aubree’s, but they closed, so I had no BLT pizza near me and had to figure out how to make a homemade version myself.

Luckily, it’s so simple to make pizza at home and I like that you control the ingredients. Plus, you don’t have to wait 45-60 minutes for the delivery guy. I’m an impatient lady.

pizza crust, sun dried tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and chopped bacon for blt pizza

BLT PIZZA INGREDIENTS

  • Pizza Crust – You can make easy homemade pizza dough or take a shortcut with a pre-made Boboli/Mama Mary’s/store brand. Or Trader Joe’s makes a really good pizza dough.
  • Mozzarella Cheese – Shredded mozzarella.
  • Mild Cheddar – Optional, but adds nice flavor. If you skip it, just use a little more mozzarella.
  • Bacon – About 12 slices cooked and chopped into small pieces. Use the microwave kind if you want easy clean-up.
  • Sun Dried Tomatoes – Sliced thin. Drain them if you use the kind packed in oil.
  • Tomatoes – I like to use roma but use whatever you have on hand.
  • Shredded Lettuce
  • Ranch DressingHomemade ranch or from the bottle.
  • Garlic Salt
  • Olive Oil

pizza with melted cheese ready to top with lettuce & tomatoes for blt pizza

HOW TO MAKE BLT PIZZA

Making this BLT pizza at home is so easy! Perfect for a quick week night meal or for movie night on the weekend.

First, lightly brush your pre-made pizza crust with olive oil and garlic salt to give it great flavor.

Next, crisp up your bacon and chop it into small pieces, saving some to use for topping.

Then, sprinkle on the cheese, sun dried tomatoes, and chopped bacon.

Bake for 10 minutes at 450 until the cheese is melty and the crust just starts to brown.

Remove from the oven and top with shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, and the reserved bacon.

When you’re ready to serve, drizzle ranch dressing over the top.

Easy & delicious!

side view of blt pizza on pizza stone

TOOLS TO HELP MAKE BLT PIZZA

  • Pizza Stone – I have a Pampered Chef pizza stone that I love using for lots of things.
  • Pizza Wheel – I actually use my pizza wheel for cutting way more than pizza (tortillas, anyone?)
  • Pastry Brush – For brushing the olive oil on the crust.

overhead shot of sliced blt pizza on pizza stone

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3 slices of blt pizza on wood cutting board drizzled with ranch dressing

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BLT Pizza

Melissa | Persnickety Plates
This BLT Pizza is semi-homemade and topped with cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomatoes and drizzled with ranch dressing - a super easy meal for pizza night at home!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8 slices
Calories 338 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 14 oz pizza crust I used a Mama Mary's
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup mild cheddar shredded, optional
  • 12 strips bacon cooked & chopped into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes
  • roma tomatoes chopped in small pieces
  • lettuce shredded
  • Ranch dressing
  • garlic salt
  • olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  • Lightly brush the pizza crust with olive oil then sprinkle with garlic salt.
  • Cook and chop your bacon, saving 2 pieces for topping.
  • Sprinkle on the cheese(s). Top with the sun dried tomatoes and bacon.
  • Turn the oven down to 400 and bake for approximately 10 minutes, until the cheese is melted and crust just starts to brown.
  • Remove from the oven and top with shredded lettuce, tomatoes and remaining two slices of bacon.
  • Slice and drizzle Ranch dressing over your piece.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 338kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 13gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 599mgPotassium: 193mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 170IUVitamin C: 1.3mgCalcium: 147mgIron: 1.9mg

Nutritional information is an estimate and provided to you as a courtesy. You should calculate the nutritional information with the actual ingredients used in your recipe using your preferred nutrition calculator.

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Originally published April 1, 2013

melted cheese and bacon bits on pizza crust for blt pizza

close up of blt pizza with fresh lettuce & tomatoes on top

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  1. TheTastyFork says

    This looks sooo good!! I love making my own pizza too. Delivery takes so long when you’re hungry.

  2. Rachel Willis says

    Loving this twist on a BLT. I just adore pizza and love to try different kinds. Perfect!

  3. Kristin Giganti says

    Tried this out recently–LOVE it. So yummy. In fact, it was so good, that when I went to the frig to sneak the leftovers, I discovered that my husband beat me to it!

  4. Kate Berkey says

    5 stars
    I was looking for a pizza recipe for the whole family and I stumbled on this article. I read and followed the instructions carefully and I made it deliciously! Every member of my family is so happy! Thanks for this

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