Thursday, May 30, 2013

Light House Pizzeria

Pizza and college go hand in hand. And if you are anything like our son, you like a smorgasbord of variety. Look no further.

Beyond turning the oven to 450 degrees, you just need to get the fixins on the counter and start assembling! These are easy and scrumptious any which way you like them.

Below are two personal favorites, but traditional combos are good too. Branch out. Let your taste buds live a little.

Light House Pizza

Baking Sheet

Ingredients-The Basics:
1 bag Gyro Bread / 'no pocket' Pita Bread
Pizza Sauce (I suggest San Marzano)
Olive oil 
Shredded Mozzarella cheese
Fresh herbs if possible (oregano, basil)

Tomatoes, sliced and/or roasted
Mushrooms, Sautéed
Sausage, cooked & drained
Fresh Mozzarella

Canadian Bacon
Jalapeño, thinly sliced

1. Wash Your Hands
2. Pre-heat oven 450F degrees.
3. Place 3-4 gyro bread rounds on a baking sheet and heat for 4-5 min until just beginning to crisp

4. Remove from oven.

5. Drizzle or brush olive oil onto to rounds.
6. Spread 1-1 1/2 Tablespoons of your favorite pizza sauce.
7. Sprinkle a handful of shredded mozzarella cheese.

8. Begin the journey with your favorite combos:
-Pineapple, Canadian Ham, Fresh Mozzarella, Fresh Jalapeño
-Sauteed Mushrooms & Caramelized Onions (see previous blogs)
-Artichoke Hearts, Canadian Ham, Fresh Mozzarella
-Tomato Slices, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil
-Mushroom & Sausage / Pepperoni

9. Once pizzas are assembled, drizzle with olive oil.  Salt & Pepper. Red Pepper Flakes.

10. Put in the oven for 8-10 minutes until cheese melts and golden brown.

11. Enjoy the flavors, friends, and fun!  They will be back for Light House Pizza!

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