Pizza with Shaved Asparagus, Whipped Ricotta and Capers
  • 2 balls of pizza dough, homemade or store bought
  • 3 cups ricotta cheese (I use part-skim)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bunch of asparagus
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella
  • 4 tablespoons drained capers
  1. Preheat pizza stone in oven at 425.
  2. In food processor combine ricotta, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Combine until smooth.
  3. Using vegetable peeler make long ribbons of asparagus.
  4. Roll out dough. Place on preheated pizza stone. Spread half of ricotta mixture. Top with ½ of asparagus and 1 cup mozzarella. Cook for 13 minutes or until pizza crisp and top starting to brown. Spread 2 tablespoons of capers on top.
This recipe makes 2 pizzas.

Loosely adapted from How Sweet It Is
Recipe by Vegging on the Mountain at