Grilled Garden Pizza Recipe
Special thanks to White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford. Recipe is available on www.letsmove.gov.
12" Pizza whole wheat dough, can use freezer dough
Eggplant, medium sized, cut into coins 1/2" thick
Sweet potato, medium sized, peeled, sliced thinly
Red pepper, medium sized, sliced, 1/4" thick
Tomato sauce, your favorite brand
Shredded lowfat mozzarella
Chopped fresh basil, for garnish
Salt and pepper to taste
tong OR fork
oven mitts OR pot holders
Step 1:Prepping the Veggies
Have your A.G. (Adult Guide) work with you to slice the eggplant, red pepper, and sweet potato on the cutting board. Put into a bowl. Toss vegetables with olive oil, salt and pepper to taste. Chop the basil and set aside in a bowl for later.
Step 2:Prepping the Dough
Flatten the pizza dough until about 1/8 inch thick. Brush with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.
Step 3:Turn on the Grill
Have your A.G. (Adult Guide) turn on the grill.
Step 4:Grill the Veggies
Have your A.G. (Adult Guide) help you grill the vegetables until softened but still a little crunchy. Set aside.
Step 5:Grill the Pizza
Grill the pizza dough on both sides for about 2 minutes on each side.
Step 6:Add Toppings
Top with the tomato sauce, mozzarella and grilled veggies.
Step 7:Finish the Pizza
Garnish with basil. Cut into slices. Serve immediately.