Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Summer Squash Pizza

You can use all zucchini or yellow squash for this grilled pie. Serve one slice as an appetizer or two with a salad for a simple supper.

8 servings (serving size: 1 slice)
* 1 teaspoon olive oil
* 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
* 1/8 teaspoon salt
* 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
* 1 medium zucchini, cut lengthwise into (1/4-inch-thick) slices
* 1 medium yellow squash, cut lengthwise into (1/4-inch-thick) slices
* Cooking spray
* 1 (12-inch) packaged pizza crust (such as Mama Mary's)
* 2 plum tomatoes, cut into (1/8-inch-thick) slices
* 1/4 cup (1 ounce) finely grated pecorino Romano cheese
* 2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil
* 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh oregano

1. Prepare grill.

2. Combine oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, zucchini slices, and yellow squash slices in a large bowl, tossing gently to coat. Place squash mixture on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 2 minutes on each side or until tender.

3. Reduce grill temperature to medium.

4. Lightly coat pizza crust with cooking spray; grill 1 minute on each side or until lightly toasted. Arrange zucchini and squash over crust. Arrange tomatoes over squash; sprinkle with pecorino Romano cheese. Grill 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove from grill; sprinkle with basil and oregano.

Nutritional Information
Calories: 165 (33% from fat)
Fat: 6.1g (sat 1.5g,mono 0.7g,poly 0.1g)
Protein: 5.6g
Carbohydrate: 23.5g
Fiber: 1.5g
Cholesterol: 4mg
Iron: 1.6mg
Sodium: 225mg
Calcium: 92mg

source by:myrecipes.com
recipes by:Katherine Cobbs, Cooking Light
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross


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