March 25 2009

Bernie’s Famous Matzo Pizza

This is my all time favorite.  It is not just some sauce and cheese slopped on matzo.  It is a whole to do with layering and olive oil…check it out. 

Serving Size: 1 as a meal, 4 as a snack or appetizer

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
2 matzos
½ cup jarred pizza sauce, divided
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, divided
¾ cup shredded Mozzarella cheese, divided
¼ teaspoon dried oregano, divided
¼ teaspoon dried garlic powder, divided
¼ teaspoon dried crushed red pepper, divided

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°F

Place 1 matzo on a baking sheet.

Use a basting brush and smear 1 side of matzo with a thin coating of olive oil, about 1 teaspoon.

Smear ¼ cup of tomato sauce on the matzo, spread evenly from end to end.

Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of Parmesan cheese, 1/8 teaspoon each of oregano, garlic powder and crushed red pepper.

Cover matzo with ¼ cup of mozzarella cheese.

Place second matzo on top of first layer.  Repeat steps starting with the olive oil and ending with the remaining mozzarella cheese.

Bake for 10 minutes and then broil for 2 to 3 minutes depending on how brown you like your cheese.  I like mine nice and brown.  Gertie likes hers less brown.  Watch it carefully you don’t wanna burn it!!!

Cut matzo into four square “slices”

Bernie's Tip

Cut it up with a pizza cutter of course.


Tags: Italian, Vegetarian, Comfort Food, Snacks

Comments:

it’s not just cheese and sauce on matzo?!  i will definitely be trying this one.

By elana on 2009 03 27


Bernie would never just give us cheese and sauce… I can personally vouch for this pizza… I wouldn’t just eat it because I needed a matzo recipe, I would eat is because it is AWESOME.

By Eric Miller on 2009 03 27


Now I know the secret recipe—could never get it out of Eric

By Leslie Morgan on 2009 03 30


Sounds YUMM O as Rachael Ray would say. I will definitely try this. Barry was “Bow Tie Barry” as a kid. Now he’s “Barry Pasta/Pizza Maslick” I think he has some Italian blood in him. He can have pasta and/or pizza every day. I will look forward to new recipes. Great idea. Rhoda

By RHODA MASLICK on 2009 03 31


I am going to try this out on the TRUE taste tasters, The MJ group!

By JR on 2009 04 03


Hi Everyone
I’m so glad you all want to try out my famous matzo pizza recipe. I had it three times last week for dinner.

Enjoy!
Bernie!

By Bernie Mendelbaum on 2009 04 05


Pictures. We need pictures. I will definitely be trying this one, too.

By verbatim on 2009 11 09


I just tried this morning and added a little twist though. i didn’t have oregano so i mainly used jalapenos. lets see how this turns out

By Emmanuel on 2010 03 31


Ok, just made this and matzah never tasted so good.  This will be served every passover! LOVED IT!

By michelle on 2011 04 17


Just curious why do you layer two pieces on top of each other, vs just making it one layer?

By Tracy on 2011 04 19


Dear Michelle,

I am so delighted that you loved my matzo pizza recipe. I am overjoyed to hear you plan on serving it every year on Passover. This news has really made my day.

Thank you so much!
Bernie M.

By Bernie Mendelbaum on 2011 04 19


Dear Tracy,

What an excellent question. I liked your question so much it inspired my most recent blog post. Please read it and enjoy your pizza.
http://matzobox.com/main/entry/two_pieces_of_matzo_is_better_than_one

Sincerely,
Bernie M.

By Bernie Mendelbaum on 2011 04 19


Bernie

Thank you for responding….
So is this now the 5th Passover question….will we be seeing a revised haggaduh soon?

I tried it with one matzo, tomorrow we will try with two…

Tracy

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