Need a great way to use up some of your fresh vegetables from your garden? How about making a vegetable pizza?
If we need to bring an appetizer to our bible study brunch, this is what we make as everyone asks for the recipe! It tastes fresh, cool, and crisp, and has such vibrant colors! Even our young kids, who wouldn’t dream of eating a radish, will eat it on this pizza! The pizza is made with a crescent roll crust, topped with a creamy mixture of cream cheese and Ranch Dressing, followed by layers of fresh vegetables including broccoli, cauliflower, radishes, carrots, cherry tomatoes, and fresh dill. The dill gives the pizza a wonderful flavor!
1 can Pillsbury Crescent Rolls
2 (8 ounce) boxes of cream cheese
1 package of Ranch Dressing Mix
2 cups broccoli florets
2 cups cauliflower florets
6 radishes, thinly sliced
1 cup shredded carrots
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1 bunch of fresh dill
Open the can of crescent rolls and unroll and lay flat on a cookie sheet.
Begin at one end and pat the crescent dough down to cover the whole pan. You will have to press the seems with your fingers and pull the crescents to cover the bottom of the cookie sheet. This will make a thin crust. If you prefer a thicker crust, you could use two cans of crescent rolls and could even form the dough up the side of your cookie sheet if you prefer to give it a look like a pan pizza crust.
Bake crescent dough according to package directions, or until lightly browned, and remove from oven.
Place cream cheese in a bowl and top with Ranch Dressing Mix.
Combine cream cheese and Ranch Dressing powder mix until it is thoroughly incorporated. This would be great on a toasted bagel too!
Spread cream cheese mixture evenly over the top of the crescent crust. I find it easier to spread if the crescent crust is still slightly warm.
Prep your veggies by trimming your broccoli and cauliflower into tiny florets and thinly slicing your radishes.
Top cream cheese mixture with broccoli florets.
Top with the shredded carrots.
Top with the cauliflower florets and the thinly sliced radishes.
Slice your tomatoes in half lengthwise and sprinkle on top.
Chop fresh dill, after removing the stems, and sprinkle over the top of the vegetable pizza.
Cut pizza into small squares and serve.
Look at the closeup photo! A crescent crust layered with creaminess topped with cool, crisp vegetables! Enjoy!