Spring Pizza

Spring Pizza

So the other day I kinda went crazy buying farm fresh produce at my local market. Everything was so beautiful I couldn’t resist. So, even though I only went in for a couple of things I ended up leaving with gorgeous fava beans, fresh chickpeas, organic rainbow carrots, tomatoes. spring onions & avocados.

Last night I wanted to make something with the fava’s. I was in a baking mood yesterday and I had just finished making this wonderful chocolate bundt cake that Kelsey the naptime chef posted. As soon as I saw it I knew I HAD to make it & this cake did not disappoint folks.

Back to the fava’s. So I had just baked a cake and was on a baking roll so I thought I would make some pizza dough and then do something with the fava’s. I ended up making one of my favorite pizza’s ever. Fava bean, prosciutto & fontina drizzled with a little truffle oil. This pizza was so delicious I just might have to get up and have the leftovers for breakfast.

I used a simple pizza dough recipe that I found here and I made a few changes. I used fresh yeast and added 2 tsp sugar to the dough. I used King Arthur Bread Flour which is high in gluten. The crust was delicious.

I started out by grilling the dough on both sides to get it crispy and then I finished the pizza in a very hot oven until the cheese was melted to my liking and the prosciutto was a little crispy.

I will make this again to serve as an hor d’oerve the next time I have people over. It was wonderful.

2 Comments
  • kt
    Posted at 01:57h, 03 April Reply

    YUM!! maybe you should make this when you come visit!!

  • mj
    Posted at 02:05h, 03 April Reply

    I will if that’s what you want:-)

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