su-Stella Alpina Pizza (Three Cheeses and Arugula)
Photo: Thomas J. Story
Yields Tops 1 pizza Prep Time 1 hr 40 mins Rise Time 4 hrs Total Time 5 hrs 40 mins
AuthorDario De Conti,
Ca' Momi, a bustling restaurant in Napa, California, is known for its rigorously authentic Neapolitan-style pizza. This one is named after the tiny white flowers that thrive in the Alps, known in English as Alpine Star and in German as Eidelweiss.

 

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Make dough as instructed in recipe for Ca' Momi Pizza.

Step 2
2

In Step 10, top pizza with tomato sauce, spreading outward in a widening circle with the back of a soupspoon. Then scatter mascarpone in spoonfuls about 1 in. apart, followed by mozzarella.

Step 3
3

Bake as instructed in recipe for Ca' Momi Pizza.

Step 4
4

Finish with arugula, parmigiano-reggiano, and a drizzle of olive oil. If your arugula is mild, you might want to add a bit of freshly ground black pepper.

Ingredients

 1 ball Ca' Momi Pizza Dough
 1/4 cup canned coarsely puréed or ground tomatoes
 1/4 cup mascarpone
 1/2 cup shredded low-moisture mozzarella
 1/2 cup lightly packed baby arugula
 1/4 cup shaved parmigiano-reggiano cheese (use a vegetable peeler)
  Extra-virgin olive oil
  Freshly ground black pepper (optional)

Directions

Step 1
1

Make dough as instructed in recipe for Ca' Momi Pizza.

Step 2
2

In Step 10, top pizza with tomato sauce, spreading outward in a widening circle with the back of a soupspoon. Then scatter mascarpone in spoonfuls about 1 in. apart, followed by mozzarella.

Step 3
3

Bake as instructed in recipe for Ca' Momi Pizza.

Step 4
4

Finish with arugula, parmigiano-reggiano, and a drizzle of olive oil. If your arugula is mild, you might want to add a bit of freshly ground black pepper.

Stella Alpina Pizza (Three Cheeses and Arugula)