I have been eating a lot of pizza lately. A lot of veggie pizza. It’s all in the name of pregnancy of course. I just look at it as a tasty way to get my veggies and calcium in for the baby. Yeah…that’s it.
Usually when I get the craving for pizza, we order in but the other night instead of delivery, I decided to make my own with all of the fresh summer veggies I had in the fridge. And the best part was, instead of typical pizza dough, I used a sheet of puff pastry that I had in the freezer. The result was a fresh, light, cheesy pizza on a crispy flaky dough. Or in other words: heaven.
This isn’t the first time that I have tried to make pizza with puff pastry. However, this is the first time that I have been successful at it. The first few times I didn’t roll it out enough so it was really doughy. Another time I didn’t puncture the dough and it puffed up a little too much for my liking. This time however, I rolled it out to a perfect 10X15, rolled over the edges, then used a fork to put little holes all over the dough before baking. This created the perfect pizza crust. It was thin, crispy and flaky.
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My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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