May 12, 2013

Asparagus, Wild Leek and Arugula Microgreens Pizza

Minimalist farm-to-table recipes created with local fresh produce paired with homemade infused oils, dressings, marinades, pestos and sauces.  By eating seasonally, we reap the benefits of good health through nutrition from fresh, unprocessed and sustainable produce.

Recipe: Asparagus, Wild Leek and Arugula Microgreens Pizza

This recipe features local produce from 9 Bean Rows Farm, Spring Hollow Farm and locally produced products from
Dennett's Gluten Free, Food for Thought and Farm Country Cheese House.


Gluten-free pizza crust mix
Local sharp cheddar cheese
Local white cheddar cheese
Farm fresh local asparagus
Farm fresh local wild leeks
Local wild leek marinara sauce
Chili pepper flakes
Farm fresh local arugula microgreens


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare and bake pizza crust.

Shred one cup sharp cheddar cheese, one cup white cheddar cheese and mix cheese together. Remove tough ends from asparagus spears and slice one half cup asparagus. Remove one quarter cup wild leek white leeks from greens and thinly slice leek whites. Chop one quarter cup wild leek greens.

Spread one half cup wild leek marinara sauce on baked pizza crust. Top pizza with half the shredded cheese. Sprinkle two teaspoons chili pepper flakes on cheese. Top the pizza with the sliced asparagus, sliced wild leek whites, wild leek greens and the remaining shredded cheese.

Bake pizza for ten minutes. Turn oven off and place pizza in warm oven for an additional five minutes. Remove pizza from oven and let set for a few minutes. Sprinkle pizza with a quarter cup arugula microgreens before serving.