Slideshow: Top This: Brussels Pie (à la The Privateer Coal Fire Pizza)

Brussels Pie Beauty Shot
Brussels Pie Beauty Shot

The creamy white base and ribbons of pancetta hide beneath a fistful of lemony Brussels sprouts. This is a light-handed approach that still embraces bold flavors.

Work the dough
Work the dough

Chef Stephen Reyna pats out a round of dough on a heavily floured surface.

Add your base
Add your base

A chunky blend of shredded provolone, fresh mozzarella and cream is ladled into the center of the dough. With a circular motion, Stephen spreads the hunks of cheese as evenly as possible.

Out of the fire
Out of the fire

The pizza bakes at 750º F for three to four minutes. At home, crank up your oven all the way and bake until the cream releases steam and the crust browns.

Slice 'er up
Slice 'er up

Slice through the milky pool of pizza before adding the final layer of toppings.

Mandolin magic
Mandolin magic

Thinly shave the Brussles sprouts on a mandolin. Leave the bare hand slicing to the professionals; use the hand guard at home. Toss the slivers of sprouts in lemon vinaigrette. At The Privateer, the dressing is a blend of lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil and lots of salt.