Thai Tuna and Tomato Pizza

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by flower7

I recently had a coupon for some flavored tunas and created this to use one of them. It sounds a little crazy but I thought the combo was really good! If you don't want to use the Pillsbury crust, you could make your own or use another kind of pre-made crust, just adjust baking times and temperatures accordingly.

Top Review by Tracy S.

Tuna pizza is HUGE in Sicily (or WAS when I lived there 10 years ago, food trends and all) and for this recipe, I omitted the Thai chili-tuna, and went with tradition- adding red onions. As always, the better ingredients make the best result, but forgo the fresh tuna impulse you may have and instead, stop with jarred in oil.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (13 7/8 ounce) Pillsbury refrigerated classic pizza crust (in a tube)
  • 1 (5 ounce) can Thai chili flavored tuna, undrained
  • 1 -2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced & seeds mostly removed (to reduce excess juice)
  • 2 -3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 6 -7 ounces monterey jack cheese, shredded

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (or 400°F for dark or nonstick pan). Lightly grease a cookie sheet.
  2. Unroll dough onto cookie sheet and spread to desired size and thickness.
  3. Brush crust with olive oil mixed with chili flavored oil from tuna.
  4. Spread tuna evenly over crust. Distribute tomatoes and sprinkle basil over all.
  5. Spread shredded cheese over top.
  6. Bake 13-17 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust is deep golden brown.

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