Asparagus Strips

Pizza crust makes a quick base for this pretty asparagus appetizer flavored with pesto and melted cheese.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 28

Ingredients

1
can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated classic pizza crust
1/4
cup basil pesto
14
fresh asparagus spears (about 4 oz), trimmed to about 6 inches
1/4
cup thinly sliced red onion
1/2
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (2 oz)
1/2
cup shredded Asiago cheese (2 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Grease large cookie sheet. Unroll dough on cookie sheet. Press to 14x8-inch rectangle. Fold both long sides over about 1/2 inch to form rim, pressing to seal. Bake 8 minutes.
  • 2 Spread dough with pesto. Arrange asparagus and onion on dough. Sprinkle with cheeses.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are golden brown and cheese is melted. Cut crosswise into 14 (1-inch) strips. Cut in half lengthwise to make 28 pieces. Serve warm or cool.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    60
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2 1/2g
    2 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    150mg
    150%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    7g
    7%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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