Home made Pizza with Sauteed Onion, Peppers and Garlic Scapes
3 Tsp yeast (one packet)
1 ½ cup warm water
3 Tbsp olive oil
2¼ cups white flour
2¼ cups whole wheat flour
1 tsp salt
To prepare crust, place yeast in large mixing bowl and add warm water to dissolve, stir in olive oil. In another bowl, mix the salt and flours together and then knead them into the yeast mixture. Cover bowl with a towel and let rise for 30 to 40 minutes.
2 cups organic marinara sauce
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup onion, diced
1/2 cup garlic scapes – about 6 scapes cut to 1/4 inch pieces
1/2 cup green pepper, diced
1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp flour
1 Tbsp corn meal
1/4 cup fresh basil – chopped into thin slices
Crushed red peppers to taste
*Ingredients makes two pies. *Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
In a sauce pan over medium heat add olive oil. Allow oil to heat up. Add onions, peppers and scapes to oil. Saute for five minutes, stirring frequently.
Cook until tender. Set aside. Prepare your pizza dough’s. I place 1 Tb sp flour on small dish and roll pizza dough onto flour then toss with fists. Put corn meal on pizza stone or cooking sheet. Carefully lay out pizza dough on stone. Add one cup marinara, one tablespoon at a time, evenly spreading over dough. Add one cup mozzarella, evenly spreading over marinara. Add 1/2 of garlic scape mixture, evenly spreading over cheese. Top with 1/2 the basil. Place in preheated oven for 18 to 22 minutes. Test center of pie for doneness. Remove from oven and transfer to cutting board. Let cool for 2 to 3 minutes before slicing. Garnish with crushed red peppers. -YUM-