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Asparagus, Bacon & Herbed Cheese Pizza

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

A zesty pizza that’s especially nice with spring asparagus but lovely all year round when you add mozzarella and bacon. — Dahlia Abrams, Detroit, Michigan
Asparagus, Bacon & Herbed Cheese Pizza Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 1 prebaked 12-inch pizza crust
  • 6 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2-1/4 cups cut fresh asparagus (1-inch pieces)
  • 8 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup garlic-herb spreadable cheese (about 3 ounces)
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°. Place crust on an ungreased 12-in. pizza pan or baking sheet; brush top with 4 teaspoons oil. Top with mozzarella cheese, asparagus and bacon. Drop spreadable cheese by teaspoonfuls over pizza. Sprinkle with pepper flakes; drizzle with remaining oil.
  2. Bake 12-15 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 407 calories, 24g fat (11g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 748mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 18g protein.

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