California Asparagus Pizza
with Red Bell Pepper, Olive and Feta Cheese
Recipe courtesy of California Asparagus Commission.
1 (12-inch) unbaked pizza dough shell
2/3 cup (1/2-inch) diced bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped kalamata olive
12 ounces fresh California asparagus, trimmed, then blanched
3 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded (about 3/4 cup)
3 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (about 3/4 cup)
- On the dough shell, layer in order, red bell pepper, onion, and olive. Arrange asparagus spears, tips toward edge, in a pinwheel fashion over vegetables. Evenly sprinkle with cheeses.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 500°F (260°C) until crust and cheese are lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Cut into 8 wedges.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 396; Calories From Fat: 128; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 9g; Cholesterol: 31mg; Total Carbs: 44g; Fiber: 7g; Protein: 19g; Sodium: 921mg.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of California Asparagus Commission.