Artichoke and Red Pepper Pizza

A sophisticated pizza for garlic lovers bakes up quickly and so deliciously right in your own oven.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust or 1 can (11 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated thin pizza crust
5
cloves garlic, peeled
1/4
cup olive oil
2
red bell peppers, cut into 1/4-inch strips
1/2
cup (from Green Giant™ 4.5-oz jar) sliced mushrooms, drained
3
tablespoons chopped fresh basil or 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves
1
jar (6 oz) marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1
can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 If using classic crust: Heat oven to 425°F. Spray or grease 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish or 12-inch pizza pan. Unroll dough in pan. Starting at center, press out dough to edge of pan. If using thin crust: Heat oven to 400°F. Spray or grease 15x10-inch or larger dark or nonstick cookie sheet. Unroll dough on cookie sheet. Starting at center, press dough into 15x10-inch rectangle.
  • 2 In food processor bowl with metal blade or blender, place garlic. Cover; process 10 to 15 seconds or until finely chopped. With food processor or blender running, add 3 tablespoons of the oil through feed tube or opening in top of blender lid. Process 20 to 30 seconds or just until blended. Spread garlic mixture over dough.
  • 3 In 8-inch skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat until hot; cook and stir bell peppers in oil 3 to 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Layer peppers, mushrooms, basil, artichokes and olives over garlic mixture; top with cheeses.
  • 4 Bake classic crust 14 to 18 minutes, thin crust 12 to 15 minutes, or until crust is golden brown around edges and cheese is melted. Cut into 8 servings.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    340
    (
    Calories from Fat
    160),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    17g
    17%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    780mg
    780%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    30g
    30%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    15g
    15%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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