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Rustic Grilled Vegetable Pizza

The Cavit Gourmet Pizza Classic

GMA Recipes Dinner
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

"Good Morning America's" Diane Sawyer, Robin Roberts and Charles Gibson helped select the winner of the first Cavit Gourmet Pizza Classic, sponsored by the Cavit Wine Co. in conjunction with Cooking Light Magazine.

Chef Billy Strynkowski, Mike Barz, Diane Sawyer and Robin Roberts select the winner of the Cavit Gourmet Pizza Classic.

Chef Billy Strynkowski, a Cooking Light contributor, offered his critique of the pizzas. Wines to accompany them were selected by Laura DePasquale, the national director of the Palm Bay Fine Wine Team and one of 72 Americans to earn the official "master sommelier" title.

The Arouhs said their recipe for Rustic Grilled Vegetable Pizza combined Dara's love of inventing and Russ' love of grilling.


  • 1 Portobello mushroom
  • 1 small eggplant, cut into 3/8" slices
  • 3 small bell peppers (1 red, 1 yellow, 1 orange), seeded and cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1 pound Pillsbury refrigerated pizza dough
  • 1 tbsp. flour, for dusting
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. pesto sauce
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes, well-drained
  • 1 tsp. garlic, minced
  • 8 oz. mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
  • Fresh basil leaves, for garnish
  • Cooking Directions

    Slice and serve with a glass of your favorite Cavit Riesling or Cavit Merlot.

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