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Roasted Vegetable Pizza Recipe

Roasting a variety of vegetables adds rich flavour to this pizza. Layers of Mozzarella make this dish a treat for vegetarians and meat lovers alike.
Ingredients

2 tsp olive oil
1 tbsp fresh thyme
1/4 tsp salt
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/2″ pieces
1 zucchini, cut into 1/4″ slices
1 small yellow squash, cut into 1/4″ slices
1 small Vidalia onion, thinly sliced
2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
Frozen pizza dough, thawed

Directions

Step 1: Preheat oven to 425°F.

Step 2: Coat pizza pan or baking stone with 1 tsp of olive oil.

Step 3: Spread out pizza dough on pan or stone and build up edges to form a crust. Bake for 6-7 minutes.

Step 4: Remove crust from oven then preheat oven to 500°F.

Step 5: To roast the vegetables, combine 1 tsp olive oil, thyme, salt, garlic, red pepper, zucchini, squash and onion in a baking dish and bake at 500°F for 7 minutes. Stir the vegetables and bake for another 7 minutes. When done, reduce oven to 425°F.

Step 6: Sprinkle half the cheese over the pizza crust. Spread the vegetables over the cheese and sprinkle with the remaining cheese.

Step 7: Bake at 425°F for 12-15 minutes or until the crust is lightly browned.

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