Green Pizza with a bit of color

I don’t know if I really love cooking in general, but one thing is for sure, I love food! Therefore, spending time in the kitchen is both a satisfying activity and a must!I love mixing my favorites ingredients together and experimenting new dishes, meaning I pretty much follow recipes only when I’m doing a certain dish. Today I was in the mood for a pesto type of dish and because I’m a huge fan of pizza, today’s dinner turned out to be a pesto pizza!

 

I wanted it to be a green pizza, with pesto as the base and sprinkled with fresh broccoli and frozen spinach on top. I really tried to keep it green, but just couldn’t not add a drop of color and so I added a few slices of tomato on top.

 

This pizza turned out to be delicious, easy to make and healthier than the regular Capriciosa!

 

Regular pizza dough – You can go for your favorite pizza dough, even the one you find at the stores works fine. If you don’t have one, you can make the one I did which is super simple to make and super tasty!

 

Here is what you’ll need:

 

1.2 cups of lukewarm water

25 g active dry yeast

4 tbsp oil

1 teaspoon salt

Ca. 3 cups of flour 

 

 

Instead of the pizza sauce, I’ve used pesto as the base! Then I’ve used fresh broccoli and frozen spinach which I’ve stirred in the pan for a couple of minutes with condiments for even more taste. If you’d like to, feel free to add more ingredients or to change those with anything else. For a bit of color and more deliciousness, I’ve also added a few slices of tomatoes on top!

 

 

 

In the oven for around 20-30 minutes at 220°.

 

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As you can tell, mine turned out a little bit crispy just the way I like it since I left it in the oven for a little longer, but you can take yours out when the veggies are still raw or… whenever you’d like!

 

 

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Recently I’ve been obsessed with pesto! Maybe too much, as I’ve been incorporating in almost every single meal. I might just make it homemade next time and share it over here eventually!

 

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