Pulled Pork Pizza

Pulled Pork Pizza

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What will those two not put on a pizza??? That remains to be seen……my guess anything. If you can eat it, we can make it a pizza.

A typical conversation at our house.

Marty: “What do you want for supper?”
Tim: “ I don’t know. What do you want?”
Marty: “I ask you first, your choice”
Tim: “ How about pizza?”

So it goes……as mentioned before,we eat a lot of pizza. We do mix it up though……..Pulled Pork Pizza…oh yeah!

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Tim hates the term ‘pulled pork’……come to your own conclusion here….
Terminology or not, pulled pork is the bomb! On a sandwich and     topped with a creamy cole slaw….hmm…hmmm…hmmm! Continue reading “Pulled Pork Pizza”

Tikka Masala Naan Pizza

Tikka Masala Naan Pizza

Tikka Masala Pizza

So, when I make dishes that are not familiar to me, I Google them so I know of what I speak …….

I found Tikka Masala to be an interesting story, why you ask??? It was created by accident……sorta how I cook!

The story goes that a Bangladeshi chef served a dish of traditional Chicken Tikka only to be asked by a British diner, “Where’s the gravy?” The miffed chef tossed in can of creamy tomato soup and spices and responded, “You want gravy? I’ll give you gravy!” The results were spectacular and the Indian/British Chicken Tikka Masala dish was born. Continue reading “Tikka Masala Naan Pizza”

Asparagus Goat Cheese Pizza

Asparagus Goat Cheese Pizza

Asparagus Goat Cheese Pizza

As our asparagus patch winds down for it’s first productive year, I wanted to make something different with our last cutting.

How about Asparagus Goat Cheese Pizza? I ran across a recipe that was written in…..you guessed it French (if you are new to our blog I am a huge French/France fan). Now translations sometimes do not go as you plan. Some words do not translate into the same products or instructions…….well lets just say, if I ever had to cook in France I may not do so well…….

That being said, I decided that perhaps my best approach was to make my own recipe and forget the translation. If you would like to see the original recipe take a look at the  La popotte de Manue website. It is all written in French but is a very pretty website.

So, on to my version, I liked the idea of the asparagus and goat cheese, and adding bacon…….well, its bacon…… you can add bacon to anything and have a winner!

We always have onions on pizza, and red onions have the color and taste that are just right for this pizza. I wasn’t sure about the cream and egg mixture as the “sauce” but it lent a creaminess when mixed with all the other ingredients.

You can make your own dough or buy a ready made dough. Do use dough and not a pre made crust, as you need to make a rim so the egg mixture stays on the pizza, and isn’t a giant mess in the bottom of your oven.

So, for our final cut of asparagus, we give the Asparagus Goat Cheese Pizza a big thumbs up and we think you will too!!!!

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Asparagus Goat Cheese Pizza

Asparagus Goat Cheese Pizza

  • Author: Marty Boyd
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Pizza
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

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Ingredients

  • 1 fresh pizza dough
  • 2 cups asparagus, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced thinly
  • 3 oz goat cheese, crumbled
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 oz heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper
  • Basil for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400*
  2. Cook bacon until crisp, cool, crumble and set aside.
  3. Slice red onion and set aside.
  4. Cut asparagus into 1 inch pieces and set aside.
  5. Prepare the pizza dough. You can make your own dough or use a purchased dough. Roll dough into a 12 inch round and place on pizza stone or cookie sheet.
  6. Whisk together the cream and eggs, salt and pepper.
  7. Place the asparagus,bacon, red onion and goat cheese on the dough. Pour the egg cream mixture over the top.
  8. Bake at 400* until crust is browned and the topping is starting to turn golden, about 15-20 minutes. Garnish with basil.
  9. Slice and enjoy!

Keywords: pizza, asparagus, goat cheese, bacon, onion, bake