Take-out Tuesday, Festive Flatbread

 

We love pizza and flatbread around here

On busy days it sure makes an easy dinner

And homemade is so much better than take-out!

 

 

 

 

HH fixed this fabulous one for my birthday dinner

He topped a very thin crust with a layer of Fleming’s Blue Cheese Dressing*

Then added asparagus, pear slices, and prosciutto

*or use ranch dressing or your favorite creamy bottled dressing

 

 

 

 

I was in heaven!

He also recently made a similar one that was all vegetable

 

 

 

Asparagus, corn, mushrooms, red onion and cheese

There was not a sauce on this one, he lightly brushed the partially baked crust with olive oil

then added the vegetables and cheese

 

 

 

 

So good!

You won’t even miss the meat,

but chicken and/or of course, bacon, would be great additions

 

 

 

 

Pizza does not have to be heavy, greasy and loaded with calories

A thin crust, fresh vegetables and low calorie cheeses make a satisfying meal for the busiest of days!

 

 

 

Asparagus, Pear & Prosciutto Flatbread

  • Servings: varied
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Print

1 can thin refrigerated pizza crust dough*

1/2 cup Fleming’s Blue Cheese Dressing, or any creamy salad dressing

1 ripe pear, sliced {no need to remove skin}

4 oz. prosciutto

12-16 asparagus spears, with tough ends broken off and cut into 1 inch pieces

4 oz. grated Italian blend cheeses or freshly grated Parmesan or Mozzarella

Preheat oven to 400 degrees

Unroll dough onto a parchment lined baking sheet and prick all over with a fork.  Partially cook dough, 6-8 minutes until it is firm and just starting to turn golden.  Remove from oven.  Spread with a layer of salad dressing Top evenly with pears, asparagus pieces and torn prosciutto.  Sprinkle with cheese.  Return to oven for 8-10 minutes until golden and bubbly.  Cut into large squares for main dish or smaller squares for appetizers.

*or prepared thin pizza crust

Fleming’s Blue Cheese Dressing

1 cup quality mayonnaise like Duke’s or Hellman’s

1/2 cup buttermilk

1/4 cup sour cream

1 T fresh lemon juice

1 T red wine vinegar

1 T sugar

1 T olive oil

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp black pepper

7 oz Blue Cheese {I used 7 oz Boar’s Head blue cheese}

Combine everything except cheese and mix well. Crumble blue cheese and stir into mixed ingredients. You want it to be chunky. Refrigerate to blend flavors. Serve as a dressing or a dip with fresh vegetables or chips. Use within 10 days.  Makes about 2 cups.

 

Festive Vegetable Flatbread

  • Servings: varied
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Print

1 canned refrigerated pizza dough

4 oz. sliced raw mushrooms {like Baby Bella}

1/4-1/2 red onion sliced and chopped

2 ears of corn*, cooked and kernels cut off

12-16 asparagus spears, tough ends cut off and cut into 1 inch pieces

2-3 T olive oil

4-6 oz. grated white cheese, like Fontina, mozzarella, Italian blend, white Cheddar

salt and pepper

 

Preheat oven to 400 degrees

Unroll dough onto a parchment lined baking sheet and prick all over with a fork.  Bake for 5-6 minutes until firm and just starting to turn golden.  Remove from oven and brush with olive oil.  Season with salt and pepper.  Top with 1/2 of cheese.  Top evenly with vegetables and cover with remaining cheese.  Return to oven and bake for 7-10 more minutes until golden and cheese has melted.

*substitute 1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed or 1 cup canned corn kernels, drained

 

 

Fast, Festive and Fabulous!

 

for another printable of Asparagus, Pear, Prosciutto Flatbread click here

for another printable of Festive Vegetable Flatbread click here

 

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I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs:

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Turn About Tuesday  Celebrate Your Story, You’re the Star

All About Home/ Common Ground Follow the Yellow Brick Home

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Comments
23 Responses to “Take-out Tuesday, Festive Flatbread”
  1. We love flatbread and pizza. HHjr is quite the chef, it looks delicious. Thankfully we were spared the bad storms…have a wonderful day Jenna!

  2. Nancy says:

    Mmmmm! Mmmmm! I may make this tonight! Yum!

  3. Michelle says:

    This sounds amazing!!!

  4. Cyndi Raines says:

    Oh my! This looks so good! I have never made my own pizza at home, but it sure looks good and easy enough. I wonder if the Naan bread would work? It’s very tasty too. Thanks Jenna.

  5. LOVE flatbreads! Thanks for this one!

  6. Sounds like a great meal and, oh look… It’s dinner time:@)

  7. pattyanneart says:

    Always love flatbread! 😋
    Yum!!

  8. Jill Kuhn says:

    Both sound good, Jenna!! I would not have thought to use salad dressing on pizza! Thanks for the recipes! 😃

  9. Shannon@Belle Bleu Interiors says:

    Jenna, pizza is my most favorite food in the whole world! I think I could eat it at least once a week, and this looks most scrumptious! Enjoy the rest of your week!

  10. Mary says:

    Delicious Jenna! I know you’re loving your pizza oven too, weather permitting!

  11. Miz Helen says:

    These are great flatbread, we will really enjoy it! Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday!
    Miz Helen

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