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Asparagus Pizza


This is a great brunch pizza.

One pound pizza dough

Crisco for the bottom of the pan

Two bunches of cleaned , washed thin asparagus

1/2 pound prosciutto ham

3/4 pound ricotta cheese

Three cloves of browned diced garlic plus 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 cup grated Romano cheese

12 ounces grated mozzarella cheese

1/2 pound shredded provolone cheese

1/4 pound shredded Muenster cheese

Olive oil for drizzling on top

Preheat the oven to 475 degrees

Grease a 9 x 13 pan with the Crisco oil

Stretch the pizza dough to fit into all the corners of the pan

Place the prosciutto ham in a  single layer on the dough.

Add the ricotta cheese and spread out evenly over the ham.

Layer the asparagus over the ricotta in another even layer.

Sprinkle with the garlic, garlic powder, salt, pepper and Romano cheese

Spread all the other cheeses on top and spread evenly

Top with a sprinkle of olive oil.

Bake  on the bottom shelf for 15 minutes or until the bottom crust is golden brown.

Make sure you use thin asparaus not the thick ones.

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