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Sunday, March 19, 2006

Zucchini, Leek, & Goat Cheese Pizza


Don't you love it when you find a recipe that calls for several ingredients you need to use soon? That's exactly what happened to me with this pizza. This pizza made a light, refreshing change to the usual heavy fat pizza. Zucchini, leek and goat cheese pizza, adapted from Pizzeria by Evan Kleiman.

1-2 tbsp olive oil
2 Seven inch zucchini, juliened
3 baby leeks, white parts sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 oz crumbled goat cheese (I used Trader Joes)
Trader Joe's plain pizza dough
salt & pepper

Put pizza stone in the oven and preheat the oven to 450 (for 30 mins). Dredge your board with flour and roll out pizza dough into a 12" round pizza.

Heat the oil in a frying pan and add zucchini, leeks, and garlic. Cook for 5 minutes on medium heat. Turn off the heat, season, and spread evenly over your pizza dough. Spread crumbled goat cheese over the zucchini mixture. Cook on the pizza stone for 9-10 minutes.

4 Comments:

Blogger Cate said...

I love homemade pizza - this looks delicious.

1:03 PM  
Anonymous Beth - Zen Foodism said...

This sounds delicious... a nice change from the traditional red-sauce pizza.

3:03 PM  
Blogger Fiber said...

Oh, I'm all over this. This looks fantastic.

3:11 AM  
Blogger karina said...

Goat cheese + pizza = supreme goodness!

11:15 AM  

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