Summer Squash Pizza - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Summer Squash Pizza

Receta en Español
Servings:4Serving Size:1 slice


  • 2 yellow summer squash, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 1 green pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • *½ tablespoon rapid rise yeast
  • *1 tablespoon sugar
  • *½ cup warm water
  • *½-1 cup whole wheat flour
  • *½ teaspoon salt
  • *2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Place sliced squash, onion and pepper in roasting pan.
  3. Sprinkle with rosemary, salt, pepper and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Toss to coat.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until onions are lightly brown and squash and peppers are tender. Set aside.
  5. *Increase oven temperature to 450 degrees F.
  6. *In a medium mixing bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water.
  7. *Let yeast proof, about 10 minutes.
  8. *Stir in ½ cup flour, salt and oil.
  9. *Mix until smooth then rest for 5 minutes.
  10. *Add additional flour as needed to be able turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface.
  11. *Roll into a flat ¼ inch thick crust. Place crust onto a baking sheet.
  12. *Bake 5 minutes to set crust.
  13. Remove from oven and distribute vegetable mixture on crust.
  14. Bake an additional 10 minutes or until crust is firm, being careful not to burn.
  15. Remove from oven, sprinkle with cheese and remaining tablespoon olive oil.
  16. Cut into quarters and serve.
Source: Plate it up! Kentucky Proud Project.

310 calories, 19g fat, 3g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 340mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate, 6g fiber, 7g sugars, 9g protein.