Prosciutto Brussels Sprouts Broccoli Pizza. Brussels sprouts and broccoli are good-for-you green cruciferous vegetables that are believed to protect against diseases such as cancer. These green veggies offer the healthy green portion of this sauceless pizza. Crispy Prosciutto ham provides an additional crunch to the creamy goat cheese chunks and shredded mozzarella cheese on a delectable dough.
Just in time for Santa…and he knows if you’ve been good or bad, this pizza is full of goodness in the veggies and badness in the cheeses. Eat it in moderation and everyone will be happy.
How to start? Make a batch of my Easy Pizza Dough or use your favorite pizza dough.
Roll out the pizza dough onto an oiled pizza pan. Brush some olive oil on the pizza dough.
Set aside while you prepare the toppings. Also preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and blanch some broccoli florets (boil some water, add broccoli florets, cook for 4 minutes, then plunge the broccoli into ice water, let sit a few minutes, drain and set aside).
Crisp a few slices of prosciutto ham. Put the slices in a skillet over medium low heat and cook until the prosciutto starts to shrivel and brown slightly. Be careful not to burn it.
Remove the cooked prosciutto slices to a cutting board and let sit a few minutes so it will crisp up. Chop the prosciutto and set aside.
Saute some chopped onion in olive oil over medium low heat.
Add halved Brussels sprouts to the onion and saute a bit longer until the Brussels sprouts have browned slightly.
Add a splash of chicken stock to deglaze the pan. Then add some minced garlic. Stir and cook a few minutes.
Drain the blanched broccoli and add to the skillet. Stir and warm through.
Add some shredded mozzarella cheese.
Check out the cute dog who loves pizza.
Now add the sauteed vegetable mixture on top of the mozzarella.
Add some goat cheese chunks.
Sprinkle the crispy prosciutto over the veggies and goat cheese.
And lastly, add some more shredded mozzarella over everything. Put the pizza into the oven.
Bake the pizza for 15 – 20 minutes or until the crust is brown and crispy. Don’t burn the bottom though.
Remove the pizza from the oven and let it sit a minute or so for ease of cutting.
Slice and plate.
Garnish with chopped parsley and shredded Parmesan and serve.
Serve with a side salad and your favorite beer or wine.
From the kitchen of A Food Lover’s Delight….
Prosciutto Brussels Sprouts Broccoli Pizza
1 premade Pizza Dough
Olive oil for brushing on the pizza dough
2 c broccoli florets, ends trimmed
3 slices Prosciutto ham
2 T olive oil
1 purple onion, diced
12 Brussels sprouts, trimmed, and halved or quartered, depending on their size
1/4 c chicken stock
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 oz goat cheese chunks
2 c shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
Chopped parsley and shredded Parmesan for garnish
1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Roll out the pizza dough onto a pizza pan.
3. Brush the dough with olive oil and set aside.
4. Heat a pan of water to boiling.
5. When the water is boiling, plunge the broccoli florets into the water.
6. Cook the broccoli for 4 minutes.
7. Drain the broccoli and then plunge it into ice water and let sit.
8. Crisp the prosciutto slices in a non-stick pan over medium-low heat. Turn several times until the prosciutto is cooked. Remove the prosciutto to a cutting board and set aside.
9. Saute the diced onion in a skillet in the olive oil over medium low heat.
10. When the onion has softened, add the halved Brussels sprouts.
11. Saute until the sprouts have browned slightly and are becoming tender.
12. Deglaze the pan with the chicken stock, scraping up the brown bits.
13. Add the garlic and cook a few minutes, stirring.
14. Drain the blanched broccoli and add it to the skillet.
15. Warm the vegetables through.
16. Sprinkle half of the shredded mozzarella over the pizza dough.
17. Arrange the vegetables over the mozzarella.
18. Add the goat cheese chunks.
19. Chop the crisped prosciutto and add to the pizza.
20. Sprinkle the rest of the shredded mozzarella over the pizza.
21. Bake the pizza for 20 – 25 minutes or until the dough is golden brown and crispy and the filling is bubbling.
22. Remove the pizza from the oven and let sit a few minutes before slicing.
23. Slice the pizza, garnish with the parsley and Parmesan cheese, and serve!
Variations: Omit the prosciutto if you are vegetarian. Omit the prosciutto and cheeses if you are vegan or substitute vegan cheese. If you are a meat eater and can’t find prosciutto, use crispy bacon instead. Garnish with chopped basil instead of parsley.
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