Spring Vegetable and Almond Pizza

By Sally James
A simple, fresh and easy to prepare pizza, summer vegetables are shaved over a premade base spread with an unusual almond pesto.


    • almonds
    • crumbled goat or feta cheese
    • fresh mint leaves
    • green zucchini
    • juice of 1/2 lemon
    • olive oil
    • Red pepper
    • uncooked pizza dough
    • yellow squash


    1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
    2. Place half the chopped almonds in a blender or coffee grinder, add the oil, lemon juice and mint and process until smooth.
    3. Brush pizza base with olive oil and arrange sliced vegetables over top. Scatter with the goat cheese and reserved almonds. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until crust is golden and nuts are browned.
    4. Serve drizzled with the almond-mint dressing.
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