Sicilian Pizza, or Sfincione

Sicilian Pizza, or Sfincione


  • Basic Pizza Dough

  • 2 medium yellow onion, sliced

  • 10 black olives, pitted and sliced

  • 6 anchovies fillets, finely chopped

  • 1 28oz can of diced tomato

  • 8 ounces caciocavallo cheese

  • 1/2 cup of bread crumbs, toasted

  • 1 Tbls of dried oregano

  • 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil


  • In a small frying pan sauté onions until brown and tender.

  • Rub a little oil on a cookie sheet or pizza pan.

  • Gently shape the dough into a round or square shape

  • Push the pieces of anchovy, olives and onions into the top of the dough. I just use the back of a knife to accomplish this.

  • Spread the tomatoes all over the top.

  • Sprinkle with the cheese, oregano and breadcrumbs.

  • Cover it up an let it sit for 2 hours to rise into a thicker dough.

  • Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees

  • Bake for 30 minutes and drizzle the remaining olive oil over the top before serving.