Vegetarian Pizza

When summer rolls around and zucchini, yellow summer squash, and tomatoes are at their peak, enjoy this garden-fresh pizza often.

Ingredients
  • 1  16  ounce frozen whole wheat bread dough, thawed
  • 1   small zucchini, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1   small yellow summer squash, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1/4  teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2   cloves garlic, minced
  • 1   tablespoon olive oil or cooking oil
  • 2   cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 ounces)
  • 2   medium red and/or yellow tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 2   tablespoons grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
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How to Make Pizza Dough

This pizza dough recipe is so versatile that It can be used for pizza, calzones or stromboli. Making your own dough adds a special and delicious touch to your own pizza.

Directions
1. 
On a lightly floured surface, roll bread dough into a 14-inch circle. Transfer to a greased 13-inch pizza pan. Build up edges slightly. Prick dough generously with a fork. Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until light brown.
2. 
Meanwhile, in a large skillet cook zucchini, summer squash, crushed red pepper, and garlic in hot oil about 5 minutes or until vegetables are almost tender. Drain.
3. 
Sprinkle 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese over hot crust. Arrange tomato slices in a circular pattern atop cheese. Top with zucchini mixture. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese and Parmesan or Romano cheese. Bake about 12 minutes more or until cheese melts and pizza is heated through. Makes 6 servings.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 320, Fat, total (g) 9, chol. (mg) 23, sat. fat (g) 5, carb. (g) 37, pro. (g) 16, sodium (mg) 220, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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