Exotic Pizza with Homemade Pizza Sauce

Pizza Ingredients:

  • 1 (13.8-ounce) can refrigerated pizza crust
  • Broccoli stems
  • Spinach leaves
  • Portobello mushrooms, sliced
  • Red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • Sliced turkey breast, cut into strips
  • Whole kernel corn
  • ½ cup jarred tomato sauce
  • ¼ cup low-fat mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • ¼ cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Cooking oil spray

Sauce Ingredients:

  • ½ cup onion, diced into ¼-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup carrot, finely grated
  • 3 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped (or 1 tablespoon, dried)
  • 2 (28-ounce) cans peeled whole tomatoes, crushed by hand with a fork (reserve the juices)
  • Salt to taste

Sauce Procedure:

Cut onion and garlic with the Chef’s Knife. Grate carrot, and chop thyme leaves. For two minutes, preheat the 8-inch Skillet at medium-high heat. Reduce temperature to medium, add onion and garlic; cook for 5 minutes or until they turn light golden brown (stir constantly.) Add carrot and thyme; cook for 5 more minutes, until the carrot is quite soft (keep stirring.)  Add tomatoes and its juice; bring to a boil while mixing continuously. Reduce temperature to low and cover the skillet; leave the valve open. Cook for 15 minutes, stirring frequently (when not blending, put the cover on.)

Pizza Procedure:

  1. Wash vegetables and drain them in the Junior Steamer/Colander. Cut vegetables and turkey using the Chef’s Knife. Preheat the oven at 400°F. Grease 12-inch Pizza Pan with cooking oil spray. Starting at the center of the pan, press out dough with hands to cover the pan surface and form a rim of approximately 1/2-inch (1.3cm).
  2. Cover the dough with the tomato sauce.
  3. Be creative and doctor your pizza any way this all the ingredients.
  4. Put the Pizza Pan in the oven for 18 minutes.
  5. Remove the Pizza Pan, cut the pizza into slices, and serve.