Start with whole wheat pizza
dough, I cheat and purchase mine in the bakery department of
my local super market, or you can be real ambitious and make
Flour your work surface and
then roll the dough out thin to your liking; I start by punching
the dough into the basic pizza shape and finish by rolling out
Place your crust on a pizza
pan and sprinkle and brush both sides of your pizza lightly with
olive oil and place in pre-heated 450 degree oven for 2-4 minutes
and remove. Now you are ready for some true pizza fun.
For Greek pizza, lightly spread
ricotta cheese, top with chopped tomato slices, sliced black
olives and spinach. Sprinkle lightly with shredded mozzarella,
and feta cheese for a delightful and nutrient rich white pizza.
Bake at 475 degrees for approximately 20 minutes (watch for crust
and cheese browning),
For an Italian twist, replace
ricotta cheese and spinach with a light marinara sauce with mushrooms
and add garlic to taste. Sprinkle shredded mozzarella and sliced
Add anchovies to either pizza
for excellent flavor and additional nutrients.
For a true pizza night experience
you can roll out 8 inch personal size pizzas and have guests
experiment with a number of different ingredients and toppings
as they create their own unique pizzas to share among the group.