space
space

Asparagus and Scallion White Pizza with Grilled Romaine

Tuesday, 26 May 2009
 

pizzaromainegrill

This is a light, fresh meal for a summer night, and I love that it can all be made on the grill!  Using a pre-made pizza crust means it’s done in no time.  I got the pizza idea from this Food and Wine recipe: Grilled Pizza with Asparagus, Scallions and Fontina.  I made a couple of small changes including substituting parrano and feta cheese for the fontina, and using a Boboli prepared whole wheat thin pizza crust. I based the grilled romaine on this Food Network Recipe, but made my own dressing: Grilled Romaine Salad.

veggrill

I made the meal with two quick rounds of ingredients on the grill.  In round one, I roasted asparagus and scallions and lightly toasted the pizza crust (brushed with a little olive oil). In addition to the salt, pepper and olive oil called for in the recipe, I added one minced garlic clove to the mixture coating the vegetables.  The scallions were first to be ready, after about 3 minutes.  The asparagus took about 2 more minutes because it was fairly thick.

pizzacrustgrill

We like the crust a little crispy, so I put it on the grill for 2-3 minutes before adding the toppings.  I had to really keep an eye on it to keep it from scorching.

I took the vegetables inside and chopped them up, the asparagus into 1/2 inch pieces and the scallions in smaller pieces up to the light green part.  I then brushed the top of the crust with a little more olive oil and topped it with the parrano and feta cheeses and the vegetables.

pizzaromainegrill1

For round two on the grill, I added the romaine, brushed with olive oil, and the topped pizza.  I turned down the flame on the two burners under the pizza so it wouldn’t burn and let the heat inside the grill melt the cheese.  The romaine was ready within about 4 minutes and the pizza in about 6.

romaineplate

For the salad, I threw together a quick citrus vinaigrette and served the salad with a lime wedge.

Honey Lime Vinaigrette

4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon white wine vinegar

juice of 1/2 small lime

2 teaspoons dijon mustard

2 teaspoons honey

1 minced clove of garlic

salt and pepper to taste

pizzadone

This was a fast, healthy and satisfying dinner, and really easy to clean up.  We really liked the Boboli crust, especially with the extra crispness from the grill.  Chardonnay makes a good match for the nutty parrano cheese.



Reader's Comments

  1. После переезда пришлось поменять входную дверь. Остановил свой выбор на https://dvershik.ru из-за удобства каталога и адекватных цен. Заказывал дверь с монтажом – работники прибыли оперативно, установка выполнена безупречно. Остался удовлетворён сервисом и качеством продукции.

  2. viagra professional stout – eriacta state levitra oral jelly measure

  3. dapoxetine urge – sildigra rise cialis with dapoxetine each

  4. Hey there I am so excited I found your weblog, I really found you by mistake, while I was searching on Google for something else, Regardless I am here now and would just like to say cheers for a fantastic post and a all round thrilling blog (I also love the theme/design), I don’t have time to go through it all at the minute but I have saved it and also added in your RSS feeds, so when I have time I will be back to read a lot more, Please do keep up the excellent job.

  5. brand cialis monkey – forzest chill penisole irish

  6. cialis soft tabs pills taste – viagra super active tool viagra oral jelly online jam

  7. brand cialis sinister – zhewitra hear penisole advice

  8. Крупный учебный и научно-исследовательский центр Республики Беларусь. Высшее образование в сфере гуманитарных и естественных наук на 12 факультетах по 35 специальностям первой ступени образования и 22 специальностям второй, 69 специализациям.

  9. cenforce online produce – buy tadalafil 10mg without prescription brand viagra fury

  10. dapoxetine bar – dapoxetine roof cialis with dapoxetine weep

  11. acne treatment ordinary – acne medication birthday acne medication charge

  12. asthma medication ready – inhalers for asthma tug asthma treatment reveal

  13. uti antibiotics goose – uti medication higher uti medication account

  14. prostatitis medications grippe – prostatitis treatment wick prostatitis pills oxford

  15. Thanks for sharing your thoughts on %meta_keyword%. Regards

  16. claritin whole – claritin pills other claritin pills major

  17. valtrex online tower – valtrex incident valacyclovir online petunia

Leave a Comment