Butternut Squash Pizza


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The Healthy Issue 2013

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Butternut Squash Pizza
Butternut Squash Pizza
Ingredients
1½ cups butternut squash 1/2-inch diced and peeled
1 cup fennel thinly sliced and quartered
1 small onion thinly sliced and quartered
1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
3 cloves garlic minced
1 (14-oz.) ball Il Fornaio Wheat Pizza Dough (in our Deli)
4 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese torn into 1/2-inch pieces
3/4 cup Rumiano Smoked Mozzarella Cheese (in our Deli) shredded
1/4 cups Parmesan or Grana Padano cheese (in our Deli) shredded
2 cups baby arugula
1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup fresh basil snipped
Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Directions

Prep: 30 minutes Cook: 30 to 35 minutes
Serves: 4 to 6


1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Place squash, fennel and onion on a large baking sheet. Drizzle with oil and toss to coat. Cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until soft and lightly browned. Stir in balsamic vinegar and garlic and cook for 2 minutes more.
2. Meanwhile, divide pizza dough into 4 pieces and roll each into a 7-inch circle on a lightly floured board; place on 2 parchment-lined baking sheets. Top evenly with mozzarella cheeses and vegetable mixture; sprinkle with Parmesan. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned.
3. Just before serving, toss all salad topping ingredients in a medium bowl; sprinkle over hot pizza.
 

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