Recipes: Main Dishes

Bacon Asparagus Pizza

(One 12" or 14" Pizza)

  • 1 pkg. "JIFFY" Pizza Crust Mix
  • 1 Tbsp. margarine or butter
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 cup fresh asparagus, cut into 1" pieces
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 container (4 oz) feta cheese, divided
  • 1 pkg. (2.8 oz) bacon bits

Melt margarine or butter in pan over medium heat. Add onion and sprinkle with pepper.  Sauté until golden.  Blanch asparagus and set aside.  Preheat oven to 425°F. Prepare pizza crust as directed on package. Bake 7 – 8 minutes. Increase oven to 450°F. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese and half of feta cheese on crust.  Top with onions, asparagus, bacon bits and remaining feta cheese.  Bake an additional 7 - 10 minutes or until crust is lightly browned.

Variation:  Lightly drizzle balsamic dressing or olive oil over pizza after baking