July 31, 2019

Ingredients:

  • 1 Plain Cali’flour Foods Pizza Crust
  • ½ c ricotta cheese
  • 1 T EVOO
  • 2 cloves crushed garlic
  • ½ t red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1 T heavy cream
  • 2 T fresh chopped herbs (basil, rosemary, parsley, thyme)
  • 6-8 thin asparagus stems trimmed
  • 4-6 slices of prosciutto or thin ham
  • ¼ c shredded sharp white cheddar cheese
  • freshly grated Parmesan Cheese (optional garnish)
Prepare Pizza Crust:
Pre-bake the Cali’flour Crust as instructed in an oven at 375-400 on a vented pizza pan, pizza screen, or on a non-stick cookie sheet lined with parchment paper for 12-14 minutes. Remove from oven and let rest for a minimum of 10 minutes.

Prepare Topping:
Combine ricotta, olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, salt, black pepper, and heavy cream in a small bowl. Stir in fresh herbs (if using) and set aside. Bring a skillet half filled with lightly salted water to a boil. Add asparagus and cook uncovered until just tender, about 2 minutes. Drain in a colander, then immediately immerse in ice water for several minutes. Once asparagus is cold, drain well and set aside.

Assemble Pizza
:
On prepared crust, spread ricotta cheese mixture to edge, top with ham and asparagus. Sprinkle with cheese. Return to oven on high broil for 2-5 min to melt cheese. Remove and let rest. Garnish with additional herbs and Parmesan cheese if desired. Serve and enjoy!