Green Quinoa Pizza

February 27, 2020 0 Comments

quinoa spinach pizza

Cook / Prep time: 90 minutes

Serving/s: 4


Ingredients:

500 g of flour

200 g crème fraîche

125 g mozzarella cheese

100 g quinoa

75 g spinach leaves

1/2 cube or 21 g fresh yeast

15 sticks of green asparagus

1  zucchini

1   onion

1/2 bunch of chives

3 tbsps olive oil

2 tbsps dark balsamic vinegar

1 tbsp sugar

1 lemon, juiced

Salt and pepper

Baking paper 


Directions:

  1. Boil quinoa in salted water for 7 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat and let it quinoa soak for 15 minutes. 
  2. Crumble the yeast, stir with sugar until the yeast becomes liquid. 
  3. Knead 1 tsp salt, flour, 2 tbsp oil, approx. 250 ml lukewarm water, 2 tbsp vinegar, yeast and quinoa with the kneading hook of the hand mixer to a dough. 
  4. Cover and let rise in a warm place for about 30 minutes. 
  5. Wash the chives then chop. 
  6. Mix the crème fraîche, lemon juice and chives, season with salt and pepper. 
  7. Chop onion and spinach.
  8. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan. Sauté the onions and spinach. Season with salt and pepper, set aside. 
  9. Knead the dough. Take half and shape into 1 ball. Roll out the dough to approx. 34 cm on a floured surface. Place on 2 baking sheets lined with baking paper.
  10. Pre-bake one sheet at a time in the preheated oven, 175 C / 347 F for 10 minutes. 
  11. Cut zucchini into thin slices. Chop asparagus lengthwise. 
  12. Take the pre-baked dough out of the oven, spread half of the herb crème fraîche on each. Top with zucchini, asparagus and spinach.
  13. Spread the mozzarella over the pizzas. Bake in the oven 175 C / 347 F for 10 minutes.
  14.  Take out of the oven, sprinkle with coarse pepper and cut into approx. 8 pieces each.