Pizza Primavera Recipe

If asparagus is not available, green beans make a good substitute.

[Use round pizza crust]

Step 1

On baking sheet, sprinkle pizza base with half of the fontina cheese. Trim and cut asparagus in 2-inch pieces. Set aside.

Step 2

In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook garlic and onion, stirring occasionally, for about 6 minutes or until softened. Add red pepper, 2 tb of the basil, and hot pickled pepper (if using); cook for 3 minutes.

Step 3

Add asparagus; cook for 3 minutes or just until bright green. Season with pepper. Spoon evenly over pizza base; sprinkle with remaining fontina cheese.

Step 4

Bake in 400f 200C oven for 15-20 minutes or just until cheese is bubbly and melted. Sprinkle with remaining basil. Cut into wedges. Per Serving: about 255 calories, 12 g protein, 12 g fat, 24 g carbohydrate good source calcium

Dinner Menu:

Pizza Primavera Lamb with Olive Pepper Tapenade Roast Potato Slices Mushroom, Fennel and Parmesan Salad Upside-Down Pear Gingerbread

Things You'll Need

  • 1 12-inch pizza crust,
  • -prebaked,or focaccia bread
  • 2c Fontina, shredded, or
  • - Danbo cheese
  • 1lb Fresh asparagus
  • 1tb Olive oil
  • 2 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 Sweet red pepper, thin slice
  • 1/3c Fresh basil, chopped
  • - or parsley
  • 1tb Hot pickled pepper, chopped
  • 1/4ts Pepper

About this Author - Recipes, food and cooking information.