Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen
Hands-on Time
51 Mins
Total Time
1 Hour 31 Mins
Yield
Serves 8 (serving size: 2 pieces)

Partially baking the pizza before freezing helps draw moisture out of the vegetables and set the crust so it stays nice and crisp. Use any hearty vegetables you like, but skip more delicate items like fresh tomatoes, as they won't hold up as well in the freezer.

How to Make It

Step 1

Divide dough in half. Let stand at room temperature, covered, for 30 minutes.

Step 2

Place 2 heavy baking sheets in oven. Preheat oven to 500° (keep pans in oven as it preheats).

Step 3

Combine mushrooms and onions on a jelly-roll pan; coat with cooking spray. Bake at 500° for 15 minutes. Add asparagus to pan; bake at 500° for 15 minutes. Remove from oven; cool.

Step 4

Roll each piece of dough to a 15 x 9-inch rectangle on a lightly floured work surface. Carefully remove baking sheets from oven; sprinkle with cornmeal. Arrange dough on baking sheets; coat with cooking spray. Bake at 500° for 8 minutes. Spread 1/3 cup sauce over each crust, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Top evenly with vegetable mixture and cheeses. Bake at 500° for 5 minutes. Continue baking at 500° for 5 to 6 minutes, or follow freezing instructions.

Step 5

Combine oil, vinegar, and pepper in a small bowl; drizzle over pizzas. Sprinkle with basil and salt. Cut each pizza into 8 pieces.

Step 6

How-To

Step 7

FREEZE: Cool partially baked pizza completely; wrap tightly in heavy-duty foil. Freeze up to 2 months.

Step 8

REHEAT: Unwrap pizza; bake directly on oven rack at 450° for 20 minutes or until crust is browned and crisp. Top with oil mixture, basil, and salt.

Ratings & Reviews

So Yummy

daneanp
August 26, 2015
Prepared as written with the substitution of fresh pesto & a little olive oil brushed on instead of marinara, and home made pizza dough. Excellent!                                                        

Tasty but got mushy

thgr4
March 29, 2016
With all of those mushrooms, I should've anticipated it.  Flavors were pretty good, it was just way too much veggies for the topping, and I even scaled it back because I made 1 large pizza (1 lb of dough).  Probably won't make again because we've found other CL pizza recipes we like better.

sooo good

gourmetontherun
February 21, 2016
This was fantastic pizza! Well worth the effort!