Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Garden Pizza

We have a bounty of vegetables from our garden right now, great onions, tomatoes and lots of zucchini. We were hungry for a pizza so why not just use some of these awesome vegetables and create a pizza. The caramelized onions with seasoned zucchini and tomatoes make this a very flavorful pizza that we just love and will be making over and over. Take a look at that really used and well seasoned pizza stone, we have made lots of pizza on that stone.
yield: 1 full pizzaprint recipe

Garden Pizza

prep time: 10 MINScook time: total time: 10 mins

A lovely pizza made with garden ingredients

INGREDIENTS:

  • CRUST
  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • TOPPING
  • 4 medium zucchini, sliced
  • 2 large onions, sliced
  • 3 cups mini cherry tomatoes, whole
  • 3 cups mini cherry tomatoes, whole
  • 2 cups Kalamata Olives, pitted and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 cups fresh basil
  • 5 cups Italian Mix Cheese, Shredded

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. FOR PIZZA CRUST - Dissolve yeast in warm water in warmed bowl. Add salt, olive oil and flour. Mix with dough hook in mixer 3 minutes. Place in greased bowl turning grease top and cover. Let rise 1 hour. Punch down. Brush pan with oil cover with cornmeal. Press dough down on the Pizza Stone or Pizza Pan.
  2. TOPPING - Slice the zucchini and lay them out on a paper towel. Sprinkle a little salt on top that will help draw the moisture out of the zucchini. Let them set for 20 minutes, then take a paper towel and dry them. Put them into a large bowl and over with the olive oil and a little more salt. In a hot skillet heat the butter and begin to cook the onions and garlic on a medium low heat. Let the onions cook until they caramelize, be sure and stir them so they won't burn. On top of the crust begin with a layer of cheese, then zucchini and more cheese. Next layer tomatoes, olives and caramelized onions topping with cheese and fresh basil. Bake 450 for 12 to 20 minutes Makes 1- 14 inch pizza Let It Cool For 5 Minutes Before Serving
Linda @ Life and Linda
Linda @ Life and Linda

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