Whole Wheat Spinach, Tomato & Roasted Garlic Pizza
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Serves: 1 large pizza
 
Ingredients
  • 1 whole head garlic
  • 1¾ - 2¼ cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 (1/4-oz) envelope pizza yeast (I used Fleischmann's brand)
  • 1½ tsp. sugar
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • ⅔ cup very warm water (120º - 130ºF)
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • ¾ cups shredded mozzarella
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • ¾ cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp. pine nuts
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Slice ½" off the top of the garlic head and place cut side up on a piece of foil. Drizzle with 1 tsp. olive oil and a bit of water. Wrap up in foil and bake in preheated oven for 50 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, Combine 1 cup flour, undissolved yeast, sugar and salt in a large bowl. Add water and 3 Tbsp. olive oil. Mix until blended, about 1 minute.
  3. Gradually add enough remaining flour until a soft ball is formed. Dough will be somewhat sticky.
  4. Knead dough on a floured surface, adding more flour if needed. About 4 minutes, until smooth and elastic.
  5. Preheat oven to 425ºF.
  6. Pat dough to fill out greased pizza pan. Spread 2 tsp. olive oil onto dough.
  7. Squeeze cooled garlic up and out of the skins and into a small bowl. smash with a fork to make a creamy garlic mixture. Spread onto oiled crust. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. Bake crust for 8 minutes. Then top with spinach, mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, parmesan and pine nuts.
  9. Cook for an additional 5-8 minutes or until cheese is melted and tomatoes are tender. Cut into slices and enjoy
Recipe by Yummy Healthy Easy at https://www.yummyhealthyeasy.com/roasted-garlic-spinach-tomato-whole-wheat-pizza/