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white pizza w/ asparagus & ham

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a recipe by
sherry monfils
worcester, MA

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

★★★★★ 1
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For white pizza w/ asparagus & ham

  • 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

How To Make white pizza w/ asparagus & ham

  • 1
    Heat oven to 550. Place asparagus in microwaveable bowl. Cover, microwave 2 mins. Drain, place in bowl w/ ice water, drain well.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    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.