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Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Vegetable Recipe

Family Pizza

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Ingredients  
1 ready-made 12-inch refrigerated pizza crust
1 large sweet onion, chopped
1 large green bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/4 - 1/2 pound mushrooms, sliced
1 clove garlic, minced or pressed
2 tablespoons butter
1 pound ground chuck, optional
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 8-ounce can tomato sauce
1/2 teaspoon basil
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 small can black olives, sliced
1 cup broccoli, cut into small florets
1 cup zucchini, sliced
1 cup yellow squash, sliced
1 cup Mozzarella cheese, grated
1 cup Cheddar cheese, grated
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  oregano to taste
 
Preparation
Press ready-made pizza crust into a greased 13x9 inch pan, making the edge approximately 3/4 inch high. saute‚ onion, green pepper, mushrooms and minced garlic in butter until soft. Set aside. Brown beef with salt and pepper, breaking it up as it cooks until crumbly. Drain well, set aside. In a small bowl, combine tomato sauce, basil leaves, oregano leaves and garlic powder. Layer half of the ingredients onto crust in pan in the following order: sauce, meat, olives, cooked vegetables, broccoli, zucchini, yellow squash and small amount of cheeses. Repeat the same layering process with remaining half of ingredients, topping with remaining cheeses. Sprinkle with oregano. Bake at 375 degrees F for 45 minutes.

Yield
10-12 servings

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