Friday, February 1, 2013

Making a quick pizza: Blue Cheese, Carmelized onion and more!

I had seen a recipe similar to this one some time ago and thought it would be a little too much work so I adapted it to my liking.  Here it is along with some pictures. .Feel free to add whatever else might appeal to you  .Love making quick pizza's and you don't have to leave the house if you think ahead at the grocery store and have a few Pillsbury pizza crusts handy in the frig...Enjoy!!!   Happy Baking and Cooking!

1 Pillsbury refrigerated pizza crust (or other refrigerated pizza crust)
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon brown sugar
2 medium onions sliced thin
1 tsp. dried basil
1tsp. dried oregano
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 or two plum tomatoes seeded
1/2 shredded mozzarella cheese
2 tablespoons Pecorino Romano grated cheese
2 tablespoons Blue Cheese
1/4 kalamada olives or any black olives
1/4 cup fresh chopped spinach
mild or hot pepper rings(optional)  I did add them!!

Saute onion in butter/brown sugar mix until onions are tender.Add chopped spinach   Set aside.  In a round lightly greased (Pam)pizza pan place pizza dough covering bottom and slightly up sides..Dough easily presses to pan.. Sprinkle dough with garlic powder, oregano and basil..Bake 5 minutes at 425 degrees..Take out of oven..Arrange onion/ spinach  mixture over crust..Add tomatoes, pepper rings..Top with cheeses and olives.   Bake 425 degrees 8 to 10 minutes until slightly browned.. Note:  We loved it!  Quick and easy!! 


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