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Zucchini Crusted Pizza

No recipe image available.Shredded zucchini, eggs, flour, fresh basil, mozzarella and Parmesan cheese, form the crust of this pizza topped with pizza sauce, sautéed mushrooms, Italian sausage and provolone cheese.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 1/2 cups coarsely shredded zucchini
3 large eggs, beaten
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup shredded Wisconsin Mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup finely shredded Wisconsin Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon basil leaves

1 1/2 cups pizza sauce
1/2 pound sautéed mushrooms
1/2 pound Italian sausage, cooked, crumbled, drained
1 cup shredded Wisconsin Mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup shredded Wisconsin Provolone cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Salt zucchini lightly and let stand for 15 minutes. Squeeze out all excess liquid.
  2. For crust, combine zucchini, eggs, flour, cheeses and basil. Mix well and spread into a buttered 13x9 inch baking dish.
  3. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 20 to 25 minutes or until surface is dry and firm.
  4. Layer sauce, mushrooms, sausage and cheeses on baked crust.
  5. Bake an additional 25 minutes.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.