It’s been a crazy, busy, fantastic week at work, so I am way behind on posting this pizza.
I love asparagus. It’s pretty, it’s tasty, and it’s good for you.
I love pizza. Okay, I’ll be honest – I like pizza in general, but I love my homemade pizza!
So on Saturday night when I was trying to figure out what fun stuff I could put on a pizza, I thought about asparagus. I got hungry. Then I thought about bacon-wrapped asparagus. I don’t love bacon on pizza (it can be a little greasy), so I had an a-ha moment – prosciutto! I’ve had success with that on previous pizzas, so what the heck, right? With that thought, I got hungrier. 🙂
And so was born my pizza homage to bacon-wrapped asparagus!
I started with my standard pizza crust. First I added some garlic scape pesto (sadly, I think it was the last of my pesto from the freezer), then the asparagus. (I cut the asparagus into 1 inch pieces and popped them into the microwave for two minutes before putting them on the pizza.) I topped that with parmesean and mozzerella cheese, a little fresh ground black pepper and prosciutto.
It baked up beautifully! The asparagus was cooked perfectly and the cheese and prosciutto complemented it so well…yum!
I’m having so much fun with pizzas since I learned how to make awesome pizza dough. What pizza will I create next? I can’t wait to find out!
This post is linked to What’s in the Box? at In Her Chucks.