I've made this pizza a bunch of times now (with and without the prosciutto) and people always rave about it! It's a real crowd pleaser. To see step-by-step photos and a more detailed review of the recipe, please check out my post: http://www.icancookthat.org/2013/03/artichoke-and-arugula-pizza-with-prosciutto.html
Artichoke and Arugula Pizza with Prosciutto
With artichokes, arugula, pesto, prosciutto, and Parmesan, this pizza has intense, addictive flavor. Splurge and try it with homemade pesto.
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- Calories: 260
- Fat: 7.9g
- Saturated fat: 2.4g
- Monounsaturated fat: 3.8g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4g
- Protein: 11.3g
- Carbohydrate: 37.5g
- Fiber: 3.8g
- Cholesterol: 12mg
- Iron: 2mg
- Sodium: 762mg
- Calcium: 131mg
- Cooking spray
- 1 tablespoon cornmeal
- 1 (13.8-ounce) can refrigerated pizza crust dough
- 2 tablespoons commercial pesto
- 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
- 1 (9-ounce) package frozen artichoke hearts, thawed and drained
- 1 ounce thinly sliced prosciutto
- 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
- 1 1/2 cups arugula leaves
- 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- Position oven rack to lowest setting. Preheat oven to 500°
- Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray; sprinkle with cornmeal. Unroll dough onto prepared baking sheet, and pat into a 14 x 10-inch rectangle. Spread the pesto evenly over dough, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese over pesto. Place baking sheet on the bottom oven rack; bake at 500° for 5 minutes. Remove pizza from oven.
- Coarsely chop artichokes. Arrange artichokes on pizza; top with sliced prosciutto. Sprinkle with Parmesan. Return pizza to the bottom oven rack; bake an additional 6 minutes or until crust is browned.
- Place arugula in a bowl. Drizzle juice over arugula; toss gently. Top the pizza with arugula mixture. Cut the pizza into 4 (7 x 5-inch) rectangles; cut each rectangle diagonally into 2 wedges.
This updated version of Artichoke and Arugula Pizza with Prosciutto is based on a recipe that originally ran in Cooking Light, January 2007. The recipe was retested and updated for Cooking Light Crave!, Oxmoor House, 2013.
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