Graveyard Veggie Pizza
Scare your guests with this delicious, yet good-for-you addition to your next Halloween party!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Total TimePrep: 40 min. Bake: 15 min.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2/3 cup milk
- 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon canola oil, divided
- 3 cups (24 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
- 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup milk
- 2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
- 1 cup chopped fresh broccoli
- 1 cup chopped fresh cauliflower
- 2 cans (4-1/4 ounces each) chopped ripe olives
- 1/2 cup chopped celery
- 1/3 cup shredded carrot
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 1 jar (2 ounces) sliced pimientos, drained
- 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 4 teaspoons sour cream
- 10 to 15 crackers
- For crust, in a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Add milk and 1/4 cup oil; mix well. Shape into a ball; knead 10 times.
- On a lightly floured surface, roll into a 15x10-in. rectangle. Transfer to an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of pan. Prick with fork; brush with remaining oil. Bake at 425° for 12-14 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely on a wire rack.
- In a small bowl, combine the cottage cheese, ranch dressing mix, mayonnaise and milk; spread over crust. Sprinkle with cheese, broccoli, cauliflower, olives, celery, carrot, onion and pimientos.
- For tombstones, in another small bowl, beat cream cheese and sour cream until fluffy. Place mixture in a resealable plastic bag; cut a small hole in a corner of bag. Pipe "RIP" onto crackers. Insert into pizza. Refrigerate until serving.
Originally published as Graveyard Veggie Pizza in Taste of Home Halloween Food & Fun 2006
Aug 26, 2011
This was a huge hit and my children loved it. I actually used Pillsbury pizza crusts for the base and it made it even simpler.
Oct 29, 2010
Sound great and healthy too.