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Squash Blossom Pizza


Pizza bianca with contemporary squash blossoms

I simply adore squash blossom season. It’s really one of many joys of the summer time backyard. Squash blossoms are one of many greatest perks of rising your personal meals! I promptly celebrated the primary squash and zucchini blossoms of the season with a scrumptious pizza impressed by a dish I noticed on Villa Treville’s instagram. If there’s one lodge I dream of visiting, it’s Villa Treville on the Amalfi Coast, so let’s make a journey there within the kitchen, we could?

Squash Blossom Pizza Recipe

When you’ve by no means had squash blossoms earlier than, they’re sweeter and extra delicate than the zucchini and squash that grows from them. You actually solely wish to choose male flowers, as a result of feminine flowers turn into fruit. It’s very simple to inform which is which. Feminine flowers have teeny tiny lovely little fruits on the base of them! The male flowers seem first, making the primary squash blossom of the season excellent for pizza!

Squash Blossom Pizza Recipe

This can be a basic pizza bianca, that means there’s no sauce, simply garlic, mozzarella, ricotta cheese, and squash blossoms. You possibly can additionally add some black pepper should you’d like of parmesan (I sprinkled some on after baking) or contemporary basil. Yum!

Squash Blossom Pizza RecipeSquash Blossom Pizza Recipe

Observe: you actually can stuff a ton of squash blossoms on right here as a result of they shrink significantly. I used all of the squash blossoms I harvested the previous couple of days however simply may have match extra if I’d had extra.

Squash Blossom Pizza RecipeSquash Blossom Pizza Recipe

Final however not least: my absolute favourite squash blossoms are literally pumpkin blossoms so should you develop pumpkins this summer time, use this recipe for all these pretty pumpkin blossoms!

Squash Blossom Pizza RecipeSquash Blossom Pizza
Your favourite pizza dough (selfmade or retailer purchased)
1 heaping Tablespoon contemporary garlic, chopped
1 cup shredded mozzarella (I like low-moisture for pizza)
1/3 cup ricotta cheese (complete milk)
8-13 contemporary squash blossoms

  1. Preheat oven to 375 levels. Set pizza dough on an oiled pizza pan, stretching it out to the specified dimension.
  2. Prime dough with tons of contemporary garlic, then shredded mozzarella. Drop spoonfuls of ricotta cheese (for heaven’s sake, don’t measure!) onto mozzarella and prepare squash blossoms on prime.
  3. Bake for about quarter-hour, or till crust begins to brown and cheese has melted. Serve instantly.

Need one other squash blossom recipe? Take a look at my Squash Blossom Pasta Salad! Peruse extra backyard recipes right here.

Joyful tossing,

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