Recipe Box, Last Minute Super Bowl Supper, Create a Pizza with what you have!

Are you watching the Super Bowl tonight?

Do you need a wonderful last minute nosh

that you can easily throw together with what you have?

My go to dish for last minute entertaining,

or a family dinner, is pizza

And no, not pizza delivery,

but a “clean out the fridge,”

get creative, and make your own pizza!

Let’s start with the crust…

there are many many options~

Now for the Sauce

And now for the toppings!

Let your imagination run wild!

I recently made this pizza with a crescent roll sheet,

spread with blue cheese dressing,

ham, asparagus, crispy bacon, and a sprinkle of pecan pieces

Create a pizza!

Recipe for Pizza

Keep this list handy for creating a delicious last minute meal!
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian


Pizza Crust Options

  • crescent roll dough or sheet
  • french bread
  • canned pizza dough
  • frozen pizza dough
  • Boboli pizza crust
  • Tortillas
  • Puff Pastry
  • Pie Crust
  • Naan bread
  • Hamburger buns

Pizza Sauce Options

  • homemade or jar Marinara sauce
  • Tomato sauce
  • Alfredo sauce
  • Creamy salad dressing
  • Mayonnaise
  • olive oil
  • Pesto
  • Queso
  • fig jam


  • Mozzarella
  • Provolone
  • Gouda or Smoked Gouda
  • Fontina
  • Asiago
  • Manchego
  • Parmesan
  • Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack
  • Cheddar, sharp, extra sharp, or Vermont white
  • Swiss
  • Bleu cheese, roquefort, or gorgonzola


  • asparagus
  • broccoli
  • artichoke hearts
  • snow peas
  • yellow squash, zucchini
  • onions, red, yellow, white or green
  • mushrooms
  • kale
  • spinach
  • lettuce
  • tomatoes
  • olives
  • corn
  • jalapenos
  • eggplant
  • bell peppers, red, yellow or green

Pizza Meats

  • bacon, Canadian bacon
  • ham, prosciutto
  • salami
  • pepperoni
  • chicken
  • BBQ chicken or pork
  • turkey
  • ground beef or ground chicken
  • sausage, Italian sausage or chorizo
  • shrimp
  • lobster
  • anchovies
  • steak


  • figs
  • red grapes
  • pineapple
  • blueberries
  • peaches
  • strawberries
  • plums
  • apples


  • Parmesan
  • fresh basil
  • red pepper flakes
  • pine nuts, pecans, walnuts
  • parsley
  • rosemary
  • chives
  • cilantro


  • Prepare crust per package directions or partially bake.
  • Top with sauce of choice
  • Add toppings of choice. Meat should cooked before topping. Vegetables can be used raw or roasted according to your liking
  • Bake at 375-425 degrees, until crust is cooked and golden and cheese has melted
  • Garnish as desired
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Ham, Bacon and Asparagus pizza

substitute Italian dressing for blue cheese dressing if desired
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian


  • 1 crescent roll dough sheet
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 cup diced cooked ham
  • 12-16 spears asparagus, cooked crisp and cut in 1 inch pieces
  • 3/4 cup creamy blue cheese dressing
  • 2 oz bleu cheese crumbles
  • 1/2 cup roasted pecan pieces
  • 2 oz grated Parmesan


  • Put dough on a parchment lined baking sheet and prick all over with a fork
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 6-8 until it begins to turn golden
  • Spread with salad dressing and top with remaining ingredients
  • Return to oven and bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden and melty


substitute creamy Italian dressing or Alfredo sauce if desired 
omit or substitute another cheese for blue cheese if desired
Keyword bacon asparagus pizza, easy dinner, flatbread,, great idea for leftovers, pizza

Let me know what your favorite pizza combo is,

I’m always looking for new ideas!

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22 Responses to “Recipe Box, Last Minute Super Bowl Supper, Create a Pizza with what you have!”
  1. Yum, Jenna! Always creative. Yes, we’ll be watching. Thanks for the suggestions! Go, Bucs!

  2. Fun idea, perfect to eat in front of the TV. My go-to ‘clean out the fridge’ dish is usually quiche. We’ll be watching too, Go Chiefs!!

  3. Martha says:

    Creating pizza with whatever you have on hand is always a fun adventure and usually turns out great! Enjoy the Super Bowl!

  4. Thanks Jenna for all of your great ideas for pizza. Have I said how much I love pizza?? Maybe that will be for supper tonight!

  5. You’re right — we can be creative! Thee are wonderful ideas and who knows — it might be a great night for pizza. But then, any night is a great night for pizza!

  6. Shannon@Belle Bleu Interiors says:

    Jenna, your have given us some wonderful ideas for pizza! I adore pizza, and my family loves to get creative in making their own. It is always a favorite! Happy Sunday!

  7. pattyanneart says:

    Yum!! 😋 It’s always a good time for pizza.

  8. Nancy says:

    Mmmm! Mmmmm! Mmmmmmmmmmm!
    Perfect for football!
    Happy week to you my friend!

  9. lghiggins says:

    I love all of your ideas for creating your own pizza. Delicious! I would just add English Muffins to your bread list!

  10. thefrenchhutch says:

    Your pizza looks delicious Jenna. Great ideas and oh those toppings. We use flatbread for our crust. Love your sauce ideas, I want to try your pesto suggestion next time. Of course the art is beautiful……..

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