Thursday, June 20

the best pizza ever

There is no hiding the fact that I love pizza. I could pretty much eat it any time, any day. Although, I can be a tid bit picky when it comes to how I like my pizza prepared. I grew up on this pizza and any time I go home, I try really hard to sneak in a visit. It's the best pizza place around, hands down. I have yet to find someone who doesn't like it. But that is not what I am referring to today.

Since I do have a biased pallet for pizza, I often choose to just make it myself. My family has a great homemade crust recipe, which is always delicious. And thanks to my wonderful cousin, I have a new found pizza obsession. The Aegean pizza. If you have not tried some form of this deliciousness, you are missing out. Seriously, it is awesome and it's pretty easy to make, too.

You can use a store bought crust or your own recipe, if you prefer. I typically make my own crust because I am usually not prepared enough to have a store bought crust, and I usually have the ingredient to make the crust myself.

Once you've got your crust ready. Melt the butter in a separate bowl. Then add the olive oil, garlic, basil and oregano to it. Mix them all together. This is the "sauce" for your pizza. Spread the oil mixture over the entire crust. Then top it with the baby spinach, sun-dried tomatoes and mozzarella, feta and Parmesan cheeses. Sprinkle some Italian seasoning over top and your set!

Just pop it in the oven at 450 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Watch the cheese to make sure it doesn't burn. Once it's cooked, cut it and enjoy!

It really is pretty simple and so delicious. Even if you don't like spinach, you will like this. This recipe will have everyone asking for seconds, I promise. And it makes your house smell yummy too!

 Aegean Pizza
1 (12 in) pizza crust
2 tbsp butter, melted
1 tbsp olive oil
1 1/2 tsp garlic (3 cloves)
1 tsp basil
1 tsp oregano
2 cups fresh baby spinach
1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, julienne cut
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated

See instructions above. Bake at 450 degrees for 8 - 10 minutes

I hope you try this great pizza and enjoy it as much as we do in our house!


Anonymous said...

This looks awesome! Your blog is great- new follower!
Sarah @ Choosing Joy!

Libby Boyes said...

This looks so tasty! I am going to have to make this!!

Tony said...

Nice blog and recipe.