White Pizza W/ Asparagus & Ham Recipe

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white pizza w/ asparagus & ham

sherry monfils


This is one of my all-time favs for pizza. A mild, healthy tasty pizza for anytime.

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15 Min


10 Min


1 c
fresh asparagus, trimmed
1/2 c
part-skim ricotta cheese
1/4 c
2 tsp
minced garlic
1 pinch
crushed red pepper flakes
salt and white pepper to taste
2 Tbsp
light cream
2 Tbsp
chopped herbs, i used basil, parsley and thyme
1 lb
pizza dough
1/2 c
cooked, diced ham
1/2 c
shredded white cheddar cheese
1 Tbsp
grated parmesan cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

Heat oven to 550. Place asparagus in microwaveable bowl. Cover, microwave 2 mins. Drain, place in bowl w/ ice water, drain well.
In bowl, combine ricotta, oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, salt, pepper and cream. Mix well. Stir in herbs. Sprinkle work surface w/ a little cornmeal or flour. Make a thin disk of dough uswing rolling pin. It should be about 9" in diameter.
Place dough on baking sheet. Spread ricotta mix over pizza crust. Top w/ ham and asparagus. Sprinkle w/ cheese. Place baking sheet on bottom rack of oven, bake 5 mins. Place baking sheet on top rack and bake another 5 mins or until cheese is melted and cryst is light brown.

About this Recipe

Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #ham, #Pizza, #white, #asparagus