Type: Pizza
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 10 min.
Ready in: 25 min.
Servings: 2


  1. Preheat the oven to 450F. If using a pizza stone, preheat with oven.
  2. Prepare dough per instructions.
  3. Brush crust with olive oil.
  4. Top with garlic, grated Beemster and season with salt & pepper.
  5. Place on baking sheet or onto preheated pizza stone.
  6. Bake pizza until golden brown and Beemster is melted, about 8-10 minutes depending on crust thickness.
  7. Take pizza out of oven and top with spinach and tomatoes, finish with shaved Beemster and basil.


  • 1 Fresh pizza crust, dough ball or your favorite recipe
  • Olive oil
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 3/4 cup Paradiso Reserve, Italian Style Cheese, divided: 1/2 c grated, 1/4 c shaved
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • Ripe summer tomatoes (1 pint cherry tomatoes or 2 large tomatoes or 3 roma tomatoes), halved or cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup fresh spinach, torn
  • 1 bunch of fresh basil

Cheeses Mentioned

Paradiso Vintage

Inspired by Italy and made in Holland, Paradiso Vintage is bold and sharp with mouthwatering flavor. 

Pairs with:

Pinot grigio, Chianti, Zinfandel, amber/farmhouse ale Perfect for pairing with antipasti and salami! Serve with olives, artichoke hearts and pepperoncini or grill with roasted tomatoes on ciabatta. Grate atop simple cheese & cracked pepper pasta (similar to cacio e pepe).