This Roasted Tomato, Corn, as well as Zucchini Flatbread Pizza is what belatedly summertime dreams are made of. It’s super elementary as well as loaded amongst flavor! Roasted tomatoes, roasted corn, fresh zucchini, as well as a heavy dose of cheese – as well as hence much summertime goodness on ane pizza!
Guys. I never idea I could similar something that isn’t dessert every bit much every bit I similar this. I also am non a huge fan of zucchini. But WOW is this good!! It checks all the boxes:
- Seasonal veggies
- Relatively healthy
- Great every bit an appetizer or meal
- Small-batch for minimal leftovers
- Can live doubled to feed a larger crowd*
- SO FLAVORFUL + SO SIMPLE at the same time
- Roasted Tomatoes.
- Roasted Corn.
- Fresh Zucchini.
- Fresh Basil.
- It got Grant to consume Zucchini without whatever argument
Need I locomote on? Please don’t brand me. That listing is truly long already. Just brand this as well as permit your life live changed. 😊
NOTE* : This recipe is truly best for serving 1-2 people. It’s a pretty modest pizza. Definitely double the recipe if you lot wishing to feed whatever to a greater extent than than that!
Making the dough:
This business office isn’t scary! Homemade dough is truly pretty slow as well as this ane is fairly foolproof.
First, add together your carbohydrate as well as yeast to the warm water. Give it ONE LIGHT WHISK as well as permit it sit down for v minutes. You wishing it to hold off similar the bottom left photograph – foamy/frothy. If you lot tin withal run into all the lilliputian granules of yeast sitting inwards the water, throw it out as well as endeavour again. (Always banking enterprise fit the expiration dates on your yeast earlier you lot start, too!)
Next, pour that into a larger bowl, add together approximately flour, common salt as well as olive stone oil as well as stir it up. You’ll accept a shaggy dough that’s slow to run with. Knead it on a lightly floured counter for a few minutes until it becomes smooth. Form a ball.
Put that ball inwards a cooking spray coated bowl (to preclude sticking), as well as encompass amongst plastic wrap. Let residue for 40-45 minutes. It should simply close double inwards size (see photos below for reference).
Preparing the veggies:
While the dough rests, we’re going to prep the veggies. Slice upwards a zucchini as well as lay the slices on a newspaper towel amongst 1/2 tsp of salt. This volition absorb excess wet as well as hence the zucchini roasts good inwards the oven. Then, spell your cherry tomatoes inwards half, toss amongst olive oil, common salt as well as pepper as well as roast! Then, cutting the corn off a raw ear of corn. Toss amongst a lilliputian to a greater extent than olive oil, common salt as well as pepper as well as add together to the pan amongst the tomatoes to roast a lilliputian longer.
Assembling the pizza:
The best part! Well, also eating it. Roll or stretch out the dough using your hands or a rolling pin. We’re going for close 1/4″ thick here. Top amongst pizza sauce (see recipe notes for my tomato plant sauce hack!), cheese, the roasted corn as well as tomatoes, as well as the zucchini. Sprinkle amongst a lilliputian pepper as well as bake!
10 minutes afterwards you lot volition live drooling every bit you lot push clitoris this beauty out of the oven.
This is variety of a “small-batch” recipe – it makes 8 slices. They’re fairly modest slices, though as well as hence it would run good for a 1 or 2 mortal meal, amongst a lilliputian room for leftovers. You tin DEFINITELY double this recipe! Divide the dough inwards one-half after it’s risen, as well as bake every bit 2 separate pizzas.
August, you’ve never looked as well as hence good!
Oh, non to live bossy or anything, but you lot should likely brand this for Labor Day weekend. You’re welcome 😊.
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Roasted Tomato, Corn, as well as Zucchini Flatbread Pizza
This flatbread is what belatedly summertime dreams are made of. Simple & loaded amongst flavour from the roasted tomatoes, corn, as well as zucchini. Top amongst fresh basil!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Dough Resting 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 slices
Calories 305 kcal
For the Crust:
active dry out yeast
+ 1 tbsp warm water
1 as well as 1/2
For the Toppings:
fresh sweetness corn
pizza sauce or tomato plant sauce
See banknote for my tomato plant sauce hack
Make the dough: Measure warm H2O into a medium mixing bowl. Add the yeast as well as carbohydrate - stir once, gently, with a whisk as well as permit sit down for v minutes. It should live foamy after the fourth dimension is upwards (see photograph to a higher house inwards post). If it withal looks similar a bowl of H2O amongst granules of yeast everywhere, toss it as well as endeavour again.
Stir inwards the flour, olive oil, as well as salt. H5N1 shaggy dough volition form. Knead it on a lightly floured counter for a few minutes, or until it smoothes out. Form into a ball, as well as house inwards a bowl sprayed amongst cooking spray (to preclude sticking). Cover amongst plastic wind as well as permit ascent for 40-45 minutes.
Prep the veggies: While the dough rises, prep your veggies. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Thinly spell zucchini, as well as lay slices on a newspaper towel. Sprinkle amongst 1/2 tsp of salt. Let residue for xxx minutes (See note).
Slice cherry tomatoes as well as toss amongst a few teaspoons of olive oil. Sprinkle on approximately common salt + pepper. Place on a parchment newspaper lined baking canvass as well as roast for vii minutes.
Shuck as well as rinse your raw corn cob. Slice the corn off the cob. Toss amongst a lilliputian to a greater extent than olive stone oil + common salt + pepper. After the vii minutes are upwards for the tomatoes, take the pan from the oven, add together the corn kernels, as well as roast for 8 to a greater extent than minutes together. Then, laid aside.
Assemble the pizza: Increase oven temp to 475 degrees.
Line a baking canvass amongst parchment paper. The dough should accept risen to close double it's master copy size (see photos inwards post service above). Punch downwardly the dough on your countertop as well as press it out (or utilisation a rolling pin) until it's close 1/4" thick. The shape doesn't matter! Gently transfer to the lined pan.
Top amongst your pizza sauce (or DIY pizza/tomato sauce - see recipe note), the cheese, as well as the veggies. Sprinkle a lilliputian extra common salt + pepper + cheese on top, if desired.
Bake: Bake at 475 degrees for 10-13 minutes, or until the crust is golden chocolate-brown as well as cheese is melted. Top amongst fresh basil (optional) and bask immediately!
Store: Store leftovers inwards an airtight container inwards the refrigerator for a hateful solar daytime or two. This is ane of those things that's best fresh!
NOTE: I never maintain pizza sauce on hand, as well as a tin of tomato plant sauce is means cheaper. To brand a DIY pizza sauce - simply utilisation a modest tin of tomato plant sauce, as well as stir inwards approximately dried Italian spices (garlic powder, oregano, basil, parsley) as well as approximately common salt as well as pepper. Adjust to taste.
NOTE: Letting the zucchini residue similar this helps take excess wet as well as hence that it roasts a lot to a greater extent than nicely on the pizza!
NOTE: This recipe tin live doubled! Once the dough has risen, dissever it into 2 balls, as well as curlicue each out. Proceed every bit directed inwards recipe.
NOTE: This recipe tin easily live made vegan yesteryear using your favorite vegan cheese!
If you lot similar zucchini, give ane of these recipes a try!