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Shrimp Asparagus Pizza

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 20 min
  • 35 min
  • $$
Gatheredtable
adapted fromI Am Food Blog

Ingredients

  • 1/2 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 12 medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal
  • 1 ball pizza dough
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper, or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon parmesan

Directions

Prep: 1. Preheat oven to 500. 2. Trim woody ends off of asparagus and cut into 1 inch pieces. 3. Zest whole lemon, juice half (reserve other half for other purposes). Make: 1. Heat oil over medium heat in a non-stick pan. Add the garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden, about 1 minutes. Add the shrimp and cook, 1-2 minutes per side, until opaque. Add lemon juice, season with salt and pepper and set aside. 2. Sprinkle baking sheet with cornmeal and roll out dough onto baking sheet. 3. Spread on the shredded mozzarella and top with the asparagus pieces, a sprinkle of crushed red pepper, the lemon zest, the cooked shrimp and parmesan. 4. Bake pizza until bottom of crust is crisp, about 12-14 minutes. Slice and enjoy!

Notes

We LOVE homemade pizza, it's faster and easier than take out. A few basic tips make this favorite really shine - http://blog.gatheredtable.com/2015/04/13/homemade-pizza-101/ Getting the woody ends off asparagus is a snap! Check out our favorite trick here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lO--KBhVzeE

Goes great with these recipes

Caprese Salad
Caesar Side Salad
Kale Caesar Salad

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