Otto’s short rib (RED) pizza

I love to serve this pizza topped with extra virgin olive oil and red pepper flakes.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 15 min. preparation time, 8 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 1415 / Protein 45g / Carbohydr. 107g / Fat 63g

Ingredients (1 servings)

1 portionpizza dough
85 gshredded braised short ribs
60 gshredded fontina or bel paese
30 gred onion
6oven-dried cherry tomatoes
1 tspvin cotto
flour for work surface
extra virgin olive oil for serving
red hot chili flakes for serving


oven, pizza wheel (optional), cutting board, knife, pizza pan or cast-iron skillet

Wine Tip

Primitivo, Chianti, 2009
This Italian red wine is a real classic and creates the perfect counterpart to this delicious pizza. The characteristic cherry and blackberry flavors contribute to the particularly rich bouquet.

Step 1

Otto’s short rib (RED) pizza

Preheat oven to 220°C/430°F. Halve oven-dried cherry tomatoes and slice red onion paper-thin.

oven, cutting board, knife

6 oven-dried cherry tomatoes / 30 g red onion

Step 2

Otto’s short rib (RED) pizza

On a lightly floured surface, using your hands, stretch the dough carefully into an approx. 20cm round.

1 portion pizza dough / flour for work surface

Step 3

Otto’s short rib (RED) pizza

On a heated pizza pan or a cast-iron skillet, mark the dough on both sides until slightly colored.

pizza pan or cast-iron skillet

Step 4

Otto’s short rib (RED) pizza

Now, sprinkle the cheese evenly over the pizza crust, spread the topping of the shredded short rib and roasted cherry tomatoes.

85 g shredded braised short ribs / 60 g shredded fontina or bel paese

Step 5

Otto’s short rib (RED) pizza

Sprinkle with salt and drizzle with vin cotta. Add paper-thin onion slices and top with some freshly ground pepper. Bake in a preheated oven under the broiler at 220˚C/430˚C for approx. 7 – 8 min.


1 tsp vin cotto / salt / pepper

Step 6

Otto’s short rib (RED) pizza

Slice and serve with some red hot chili flakes and extra virgin olive oil.

pizza wheel

extra virgin olive oil for serving / red hot chili flakes for serving