Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 12-inch pizza crust,

  2. -prebaked,or focaccia bread

  3. 2 c Fontina, shredded, or - Danbo cheese

  4. 1 lb Fresh asparagus

  5. 1 tb Olive oil

  6. 2 Garlic cloves, minced

  7. 1 Red onion, thinly sliced

  8. 1 Sweet red pepper, thin slice

  9. 1/3 c Fresh basil, chopped

  10. - or parsley

  11. 1 tb Hot pickled pepper, chopped

  12. 1/4 ts Pepper

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

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

  2. [Use round pizza crust]

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

  4. 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.

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

  6. Bake in 400f 200C oven for 15-20 minutes or just until cheese is bubbly and melted. Sprinkle with remaining basil. Cut into wedges.

  7. Per Serving: about 255 calories, 12 g protein, 12 g fat, 24 g carbohydrate good source calcium Dinner Menu:

  8. Pizza Primavera Lamb with Olive Pepper Tapenade Roast Potato Slices Mushroom, Fennel and Parmesan Salad Upside-Down Pear Gingerbread Source: Canadian Living magazine [Mar 95]

  9. Presented in an article by Bonnie Stern Recipes from Canadian Living Test Kitchen [-=PAM=-] —–


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