Grilled Summer Vegetable Pizza with Vidalia® Onions

There’s always an abundance of veggies like Vidalia onions, tomatoes, zucchini and mushrooms during the summer. For the pizza recipe, we grill the veggies first to give them a delicious flavor then add to our pizza along with fresh mozzarella for a meal the whole family loves. Have different veggies on hand? This pizza is customizable to your favorite toppings! This recipe was created and photographed by Produce for Kids®.

Ingredients
  • 3 plum tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 small RealSweet® Vidalia® onion, sliced
  • 1/2 zucchini, sliced
  • 1 large portabella mushroom, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (12-inch) premade whole wheat pizza crust
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 (4 oz.) part-skim mozzarella ball, sliced
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Place red pepper, broccoli, and onion in a shallow 15x10-inch baking pan. Toss vegetables with 1 Tbsp. olive oil and spread out in a single layer.
  3. Bake, about 20 to 25 mins. or until tender and lightly browned. Drain any juices and discard.
  4. Brush pizza crust with remaining 1 tsp. olive oil.
  5. Spread cream cheese over pizza crust.
  6. Layer 1 c. mozzarella cheese over cream cheese; top with roasted vegetables.
  7. Top with spinach, pine nuts, remaining 1 c. mozzarella cheese and tomato slices.
  8. Increase oven temperature to 425ºF.
  9. Place pizza crust directly on oven rack or on a pizza pan. Bake for 12 mins.
  10. Cut into wedges and serve.

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

35 minutes

Yield

4 servings

Tags: Dinner | Lunch