Thursday, March 25, 2010

Crescent Roll Italian Pizza Recipe


Trying to work long hours and still make something that will impress your family in no time flat? Try this healthier version fast way to make a crescent roll pizza, keep these refrigerated rolls on hand, perfect for that unexpected company as well.

So versatile, put whatever you want on this crust, fast and easy, no fuss, pizza or appetizer. Add eggplant, or any other medley of vegetables to make the perfect veggie crescent pizza. Or a low fat meat lovers pizza using turkey sausage and turkey pepperoni. I can tell you my kids and husband were amazed they didn't know the difference.


Turkey pepperoni crisps up, and the spices on top enhance the flavor
The blend of cheese give it just the right salt.


Pastry flaky dough, with all fresh ingredients, a healthier way to eat pizza.

The crescent crust makes this a great first course appetizer, or perfect brunch adding a salad.


Meanwhile slice the tomatoes thinly , then add mushrooms, cheeses, seasoning, and drizzle olive oil on top. Bake in hot over till cheese melts.

Spread out crescent roll dough to fit a brownie size pan 12x9 going up around the sides of the pan. Bake until top is brown on 430 about 10 minutes or so.

I have a blend of cheeses feta, mozzarella, romano and parmesan mixed. Turkey pepperoni, crescent roll dough, olive oil....mushrooms, and whatever else you have on hand, just add to your pizza.


1 package refrigerated crescent rolls
2 plum tomatoes sliced
1 container feta cheese low fat
turkey pepperoni slices
no salt small can mushrooms or fresh
1/2 teaspoon each minced garlic, garlic powder, oregano, sweet basil freshly chopped, cayenne pepper, pepper mix together in a little glass bowl set aside.
low moisture mozzarella shredded
extra virgin olive oil
optional other suggestions: chopped peppers, turkey sausage, eggplant, broccoli, spinach, zucchini, olives
Spread dough out into brownie size ungreased aluminum pan or other.
Make sure dough goes up the sides of the pan to make ca cuff around the edge. Bake for ten minutes on hot 430 oven. Remove from oven.
Place tomatoes, mushrooms, pepperoni, both cheese and spices on top of precooked dough drizzle olive oil over the top and continue cooking till brown and cheese is bubbly.
You may like to also try Seafood Trio Pizza

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