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ricotta, spinach, and pine nut pizza

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Recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

It's recipes like this that make me wish I could eat spinach. Alas, I love it, but it doesn't love me!Source: Unknown

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Ingredients For ricotta, spinach, and pine nut pizza

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil plus extra for brushing and drizzling
  • one quantity pizza dough, or a 10 inch pizza base
  • all purpose flour for dusting
  • 12 ounces spinach
  • one onion, thinly sliced
  • 6 tablespoons ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoon pine nuts
  • 4 ounces fontina cheese, thinly sliced
  • salt and pepper

How To Make ricotta, spinach, and pine nut pizza

  • 1
    roll out dough on a lightly floured counter to a 10 inch round. Place on a cookie sheet and push up the edge a little. Cover and let stand in a warm place for 10 minutes.
  • 2
    Wash the spinach in cold water and dry well. Heat the oil in a skillet, add the onion and cook until soft and translucent. Add the spinach and cook, stirring, until just wilted. Remove the skillet from the heat and drain off any liquid.
  • 3
    Spread the ricotta cheese evenly over the pizza base, then cover with a spinach and onion mixture. Sprinkle over the nutmeg and pine nuts and season to taste with salt and pepper. Top with a slice of fontina and drizzle with olive oil. Bake in the oven for 20 to 30 minutes or until golden sizzling. Serve at once. Serves 2 to 4.

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