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Grilled Vegetable Pita Pizza

This vegetarian pita bread recipe combines two great favorites – grilling and pizza. It is a wonderful Greek style pizza that is simple and easy to make. Just use the vegetables you have around the house and some of your favorite pita bread, put together, and warm it up on the grill outside. If you want to produce a quick and easy appetizer, or a great main course, this pita pizza is a wonderful choice.

Choose a softer pita, instead of some of the leatherier types, for the best results, and don’t over grill, or the pizza may become tough. Switch the vegetables around and choose whatever you have on hand or whatever you prefer. It is amazing what you can do with simple ingredients like this. If you want a grilled pizza the whole family will love without a whole lot of work, this is the recipe for you.

Ideal for vegetarians, or even vegans if you use a vegan-friendly kind of cheese, this pizza fuses Italian and Greek cuisines together to bring you an amazing result. These 2 Mediterranean countries share a lot of history and also have similar dishes in their cuisines. The feta cheese adds a Greek flavor while the mozzarella is more Italian, and the tomato and onion are popular in both cuisines. The fresh mint adds an unusual touch and makes a change from the more commonly used pizza herbs oregano and basil. Continue reading

Vegetable Pizza with Crescent Rolls Recipe

This is a fun vegetable pizza that everyone will love, from grownups down to the kids. Lots of cold vegetable pizza with crescent rolls recipes use cream cheese and dill, but this one adds in sour cream, for an even better taste. Combine that with mayonnaise, dill spread and garlic and you have got a great special occasion appetizer.

Cover the spread with assorted vegetables of your choice (some are suggested below) and sprinkle with your favorite shredded cheese for a real taste treat. You and your family will love this easy cold pizza made with simple ingredients and very little cooking.

The crescent dough is easy to roll out to make a pizza crust, and if this is your first time using it to make a pizza rather than making crescent rolls, you will be pleased how simple it is. The creamy sauce goes on to the crust once you have given it chance to cool down, and then it is time to add your toppings. Any kind of raw vegetables work nicely on this type of pizza and with this type of sauce, so consider what you have in your refrigerator to use up or go shopping for some fresh vegetables which are perfectly ripe and beautiful, then you can have a colorful pizza which is so tasty. Continue reading

Delicious Panini with Grilled Vegetables

This is a fast panini recipe with grilled vegetables that goes together fast but still tastes great. Use a take and bake type of ciabatta bread for the best results. It adds a little to the prep time, but the improved taste is worth it. Of course, if you are pressed for time, any ordinary ciabatta or other flat bread will work well, too.

Like many other panini recipes, this one is best if you serve it right away, although it is still pretty good cold. Do not skimp on the quality of your ingredients – fresh mozzarella is better, as are good quality vegetables. Make it right, and you will certainly taste the difference. If you are looking for a vegetarian option that is not boring, this one is an excellent choice.

Although we are moving away from the classic pizza recipe quite a lot and stretching the definition of ‘pizza’ to perhaps its absolute limit, if a pizza teams a crust with toppings then this does fit the description of pizza, except the crust goes either side of the topping (or ‘filling’ as it technically is instead). Continue reading

Cold Vegetable Pizza with Dill

Cold vegetable pizza is a common sight at family gatherings and social events. It is easy to prepare, and a lot more interesting than a plain old veggie tray. This quick and easy appetizer is one that almost everyone enjoys, and one of the nice things is that it can be changed to suit the contents of your fridge. While broccoli, carrots, and cauliflower are the most popular, there are many other options that work, including sweet onions, tomatoes and more.

Unlike some other cold vegetable pizza recipes, this one includes dill, which prevents the pizza from being bland. Try preparing everything in advance, including prebaking the crust, making the topping, and chopping all vegetables. That will result in quick assembly and a more flavorful sauce, since the flavors have been allowed to mingle. Do not assemble the pizza early, though. The sauce can make the crust soggy if they are in contact for too long.

Some cold pizzas are just the leftovers of hot ones. Some of us will enjoy cold pizza for breakfast the following morning after ordering or making one, while others will have it cold for lunch. Continue reading

Cream Cheese Vegetable Pizza

What do you get when you combine canned crescent roll dough, cream cheese, mixed summer vegetables and a pizza pan? The result is a delicious summer treat that is not your usual pizza. A wide variety of chopped vegetables are used on a crescent roll dough, with a cool ranch flavored sauce. It is a great dish to take along to a party, work function, or family get together.

This cream cheese vegetable pizza can be made remarkably quickly, and the only cooking is baking the crescent roll dough into shape. Everything else is simply chopped and mixed. There are no special tools required, and the result is one that everyone will enjoy.

Gather your ingredients and get ready to make this delicious and unusual pasta. The dinner roll dough is pressed into a pizza pan to make the crust, and then you can bake it until it is crispy and golden brown. The mayonnaise, cream cheese and salad dressing mix combine to make a silky smooth, rich-tasting sauce which offers a delicious tang, and then your vegetables go on top of that. Continue reading

Chilled Cream Cheese Vegetable Pizza

This cream cheese vegetable pizza recipe is perfect for vegetarians or for anyone who fancies a meat-free meal. Cream cheese, mayonnaise and ranch dressing are combined as a pizza sauce for this vegetarian pizza and lightly cooked cauliflower, broccoli, corn, bell pepper and tomatoes are used as the topping to result in healthy as well as delicious vegetable pizza recipe.

Being a chilled pizza, this one is designed to be eaten cold but if you prefer, you can serve it when the crust is still warm from the oven and the vegetables are warm from being stir-fried. Do not spread the topping on a hot crust though else it will go soggy.

The pizza sauce and toppings combine and contrast perfectly in this recipe because the sauce is tangy and creamy while the vegetables offer crunch and freshness. One bite of this pizza and you will be so impressed. It literally melts in the mouth. The vegetables need to be sautéed briefly before you add them to the pizza. Continue reading

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Christine Szalay-Kudra


Hi I'm Christine, and I am happy you are visiting. Food is a large part of our family's lives, and we love to try new dishes, especially Italian food which offers so much freshness and flavor, whether you are making a classic Italian dish like lasagna or pizza, or experimenting with new appetizers, entrées or desserts from Italy.


Even if you are brand new to this cuisine, you will be able to find all kinds of tempting recipes here. I have been collecting classic Italian recipes, all conveniently in one place, along with unusual recipes from Italy plus some dishes inspired by Italian cuisine.


When the weather is cold, a baked pasta dish or juicy pork or veal recipe might be ideal. During the summer months, an Italian salad might be your dish of choice. We have vegetarian recipes, Italian soups, and even tips on how to work with Italian ingredients for the best results, whether you are making lasagna, gnocchi or an Italian casserole

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