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Portabello Pizza

INGREDIENTS

  • Basic Pizza Dough
  • 3 Tbls of extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 bunch of long green onions, chopped
  • 1 15oz can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 pound of fresh spinach, cooked
  • 1/2 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 Roma tomato, sliced
  • 1/2 cup of pepperoni, chopped
  • 8 baby Portabello mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 cup of fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/4 cup of fresh grated parmesan cheese

    PREPARATION

  • In a small frying pan sauté the garlic and onions for 2 minutes.
  • Rub a little oil on a cookie sheet, pizza pan .
  • Gently shape the dough into a round or square shape.
  • Let the dough rise for about an hour.
  • Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Spread the tomato sauce on top of the dough.
  • Top with spinach, mozzarella cheese, sliced tomatoes, pepperoni, Portabello mushrooms and basil.
  • Sprinkle the top with parmesan cheese.
  • Cook the pizza for 30 minutes until cheese has melted and the crust is a golden brown.


    Asparagus and Prosciutto Pizza

    INGREDIENTS

  • Basic Pizza Dough
  • 1/2 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 pound of asparagus
  • 5 slices of prosciutto, chopped
  • 3 shallots, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 6 white button mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 tbls of extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbls of butter
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1/4 tsp of fresh ground black pepper

    PREPARATION

  • Trim and peel the asparagus.
  • Steam the asparagus for 2 minutes until slightly tender.
  • Place the asparagus in an ice bath to stop the cooking procsess
  • In a medium size pan sauté the prosciutto, shallots, mushrooms and garlic for 2 minutes in 1 tbls of olive oil and butter.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Rub a little oil on a cookie sheet, pizza pan .
  • Gently shape the dough into a round or square shape.
  • Let the dough rise for about an hour.
  • Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Brush the dough with the remaining oil.
  • Top the pizza with mozzarella cheese.
  • Arrange the asparagus on top of the pizza
  • Sprinkle with the prosciutto, shallots, mushrooms and garlic on top.
  • Cook the pizza for 30 minutes until cheese has melted and the crust is a golden brown.


    Shrimp and Fontina Pizza

    INGREDIENTS

  • Basic Pizza Dough
  • 10 medium sized shrimp
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 3 Tbls of olive oil
  • Tbls of butter
  • 1/2 cup of shredded Provolone cheese
  • 1/2 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/4 cup of fresh basil
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 tsp of freshly grated ground pepper
  • 1 cup of Fontina cheese, grated

    PREPARATION

  • In a medium size pan sauté the onions, garlic and shrimp in 1 Tbls of oil and butter until shrimp is cooked.
  • Rub a little oil on a cookie sheet, pizza pan .
  • Gently shape the dough into a round or square shape.
  • Let the dough rise for about an hour.
  • Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Brush the dough with the remaining oil.
  • Top the pizza with the onions and garlic.
  • Add the Provolone and mozzarella cheese.
  • Layer the tomatoes and basil on top.
  • Add the shrimp.
  • Sprinkle with the Fontina cheese.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook the pizza for 30 minutes until cheese has melted and the crust is a golden brown.


    Mediterranean Pizza

    INGREDIENTS

  • Basic Pizza Dough
  • 2 Tbls of olive oil
  • 1 cup of pesto sauce
  • 1 bunch of long green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup of artichoke hearts, drained
  • 1/2 cup of sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup of spinach, cooked
  • 1/2 cup of black olives, sliced
  • 1/2 cup of Feta cheese, broken into pieces
  • 1/2 cup of shredded mozzarella
  • 1/4 cup of fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp of dried oregano
  • 1 tsp of dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 tsp of fresh ground pepper

    PREPARATION

  • Rub a little oil on a cookie sheet, pizza pan .
  • Gently shape the dough into a round or square shape.
  • Let the dough rise for about an hour.
  • Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Brush the dough with olive oil.
  • Spread the pesto sauce all over the place.
  • Top the pizza with artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach and black olives.
  • Crumble the feta cheese all over the top.
  • Spread the mozzarella cheese on top.
  • Season with salt, pepper, oregano and thyme.
  • Cook the pizza for 30 minutes until cheese has melted and the crust is a golden brown.


    Chocolate Cookie Pizza

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves
  • 1/2 cup candy-coated milk chocolate pieces
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut
  • 2 ounces white chocolate, melted

    PREPARATION

  • 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Combine butter, brown sugar, white sugar, vanilla, and egg until well combined.
  • Stir in the flour and the baking soda .
  • Pat dough onto an ungreased 12 inch pizza pan or on a cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove cookie from oven and let it cool.
  • In a saucepan heat the chocolate chips, remaining butter or margarine, and milk over very low heat.
  • Stir until chocolate is melted.
  • Remove the chocolate mixture from the heat and stir in the confectioners' sugar.
  • Beat until smooth, glossy, and of spreading consistency. If frosting is not glossy, stir in a few drops of hot water.
  • Spread over the top of the baked and cooled cookie.
  • Immediately sprinkle with pecan halves, M&M candies, and coconut.

  • Press lightly into frosting.
  • Drizzle top with the melted white chocolate.
  • Let stand until set. Remove from pan if desired.
  • Cut into wedges.


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