Lifting a piece of Grilled Hawaiian Pizza

Grilled Hawaiian Pizza

It may be controversial, but this Grilled Hawaiian Pizza is delicious no matter how you slice it! Topped with sweet pineapple and onions, salty ham, and spicy jalapenos, this cheesy pizza is ready in about 30 minutes and hides a secret ingredient that really takes it over the edge!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Canadian
Keyword grilled hawaiian pizza, grilled pizza, hawaiian pizza
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 522kcal
Author Erica


  • 1 ½ cups fresh pineapple cut into small chunks
  • ½ cup yellow onion chopped
  • Pinch kosher salt
  • Pinch red pepper flakes plus more for topping
  • ¾ cup ham diced
  • 1 pound fresh pizza dough
  • ¼ cup bacon grease or olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ cup pizza sauce
  • 2 small jalapenos thinly sliced (optional)
  • 1 ½ cups mozzarella cheese shredded
  • Freshly grated Parmesan cheese


  • Melt oil or bacon grease in a large skillet set over medium heat. Add pineapple and onion to the skillet; season with red pepper flakes and salt, to taste. Saute 4-5 minutes, or untill lightly browned; remove to a plate. Set all toppings (including garlic, sauce, jalapeno, and cheeseaside in separate bowls.
  • Meanwhile, preheat grill to medium-high heat. Brush grill grate with bacon grease or oil.
  • Punch down pizza dough to deflate, and divide in equal halves. Using your hands or a rolling pin, shape each half into an oblong pizza, about ½-inch thick.
  • Lightly flour two pieces of aluminum foil or parchment paper, and transfer dough to them.
  • Carefully but quickly flip one piece of dough onto hot grill and close the lid. Grill for 2-3 minutes, then use tongs to flip. Grill that side for about 45 seconds before transferring it back to the foil square.
  • Working quickly, with grilled side up, brush bacon grease (or oiover entire crust and sprinkle with garlic. Spoon ¼ cup pizza sauce over crust, leaving ½-inch edge empty. Arrange half the pineapple, onion, ham, and jalapenos over crust. Sprinkle with ¾ cup mozzarella.
  • Return pizza to hot grates, close lid, and grill 3-4 minutes until cheese is melted. Remove from grill and set aside to cool; repeat with second crust.
  • Serve sprinkled with freshly grated Parmesan and red pepper flakes.


For browned top, set pizza under high oven broiler for 2-3 minutes more.


Calories: 522kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 1557mg | Potassium: 334mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 530IU | Vitamin C: 42.4mg | Calcium: 234mg | Iron: 4mg