Slideshow: Top This: The Giardinera at Co.

Pizza Dough
Pizza Dough

Pre-portioned mounds of dough rest in flour, awaiting their destiny as Giardinera pizzas.

Easy Does It
Easy Does It

Each round is lightly flattened, then stretched gently onto a pizza peel.

Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

The pizza is first topped with a roasted red pepper sauce. Peppers are first charred in the wood-fired oven, then puréed with red wine vinegar, olive oil, and salt, making the base for this summer pizza.

Ready for the Oven
Ready for the Oven

After the red onion, bell pepper, and charred corn are added, the Giardinera is ready to be baked off in the oven.

A Hot Second
A Hot Second

It only takes a few minutes for the crust to char and the thinly sliced vegetables to cook through.

Turning
Turning

Since the heat is concentrated in one side of the oven, the pizza is turned once during the cooking process to ensure even charring.

Char Action
Char Action

A close-up of all the wonderful charring that happens in the oven.

Ready to Eat
Ready to Eat

One pie per person seems to be the norm at Co., but feel free to order more from the menu to split and share among friends!