Zesty Cook!

May 27, 2009

Hello KERF readers!  What an honor it is to be writing a post for Kath while she is on vacation in Bermuda.  As you know by now or I hope you do, I am a huge fan of food and blogging in general and I have known Kath for about 8 months now.  I originally was drawn to her site because I found her food to look so good and her writing style to be so addictive that I quickly became a daily reader.

Back in December I was fortunate enough to do a lunch guest post which for me was very exciting.  So when Kath asked me if I would do another guest post I was excited and nervous at the same time to come up with something exciting, new and somewhat healthy.

With that being said, cue Caesar Salad Pizza.  Have you ever had one before?  It was my first time as I just happen to have the ingredients on hand and I thought it would be fun.  So here is the scoop on how I made it happen.

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Ingredients

Dough

  • 1 1/2 Cups Warm Water
  • 2 Packets (1/4 Ounce Each) Active Dry Yeast
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp. Sugar
  • 2 Tsp. Salt
  • 2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour

Pizza Toppings

  • Romaine Lettuce
  • Bacon
  • Parmesan Cheese
  • Mozzarella Cheese

Method

  1. Place water in large bowl – sprinkle with yeast.
  2. Let stand until foamy (about 5 minutes).
  3. Brush another large bowl with Olive Oil.
  4. In bowl with yeast, whisk sugar, oil and salt. Stir in flours until a sticky dough forms.
  5. Transfer to oiled bowl (brush top of dough with oil).
  6. Cover dough with plastic wrap and let stand in a warm place until it doubles in size (about an hour).
  7. Turn dough onto a well floured surface and knead until smooth.
  8. Preheat oven to 400°.
  9. Prepare in shape you desire and begin to assemble pizza dough.
  10. Spread a little olive oil, sprinkle of garlic powder salt, pepper and then some cheese
  11. Bake until golden brown and cheese has melted.
  12. Time varies depending on the thickness of your crust (12-20 minutes).
  13. One out of the oven, let sit for a minute and then top with remaining salad toppings.
  14. ENJOY!

So there you have it…. a Caesar Salad Pizza.  Let me know what you think and if you like what you see  – drop over to zestycook.com and stay a while.  Have a great day and I look forward to seeing you again.

Take care

zesty

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1 Mara @ What's For Dinner? May 27, 2009 at 7:39 am

Looks great Zesty :)

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2 Oh She Glows May 27, 2009 at 8:23 am

Oh wow I was just thinking about salad pizzas the other day when I saw one! Ive never had one before but it looks good :)

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3 MaryBe May 27, 2009 at 8:24 am

When I think of caesar, I think of chicken so the bacon was a surprise! It looks awesome

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4 Bec May 27, 2009 at 8:29 am

wow this looks so good, I need to try it!

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5 Jo @ Seeking Healthy Balance May 27, 2009 at 8:30 am

Hey Zesty, what a great idea for a really summery pizza. I love Ceasar salads and pizza so this idea is genius! I will definately try it out :)

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6 Marisa (trim the fat) May 27, 2009 at 8:35 am

Zesty, that looks delicious!!

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7 theoddbod May 27, 2009 at 8:44 am

can I ate pizza salad as a side to my regular pizza?

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8 Biz May 27, 2009 at 9:15 am

Having made pizza every Friday night for as long as I can remember, never thought of this combo before!

Thanks Zesty! :D

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9 Sheri May 27, 2009 at 9:28 am

This pizza looks great Zesty! I will have to give it a try!

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10 Jenn )) j3nn.net (( May 27, 2009 at 9:32 am

That looks delicious! I’m wondering if my husband would eat it one layer at a time? lol I’ll try it sometime. :)

Jenn

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11 Anne K. May 27, 2009 at 9:36 am

That looks so good! I’ll have to keep this in mind to try sometime :)

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12 HeatherBakes May 27, 2009 at 10:13 am

I love homemade pizza crust! Thanks for the recipe.

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13 Samantha May 27, 2009 at 10:48 am

Friday is always pizza night in our house, can’t wait to make this pizza this Friday! Its looks so good!

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14 Alison May 27, 2009 at 10:54 am

Have yet to try salad on pizza, but the more I see it, the more I start thinking about how and when I’m going to try this. Thanks for the unique post!

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15 Angie May 27, 2009 at 11:03 am

Looks yummy! And healthy! Great job!

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16 Stacy May 27, 2009 at 11:22 am

Wow pizza + salad? Awesome!

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17 Amanda @ Cakes and Ale May 27, 2009 at 12:16 pm

Where are the anchovies? :)

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18 Kathleen May 27, 2009 at 12:19 pm

Is this one serving?

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19 sue May 27, 2009 at 1:16 pm

caesar salad and pizza have to be my bf’s two favorite foods…i’ll have to make this for him (and me!) thanks for sharing

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20 Erica May 27, 2009 at 1:44 pm

Such an awesome idea!

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