Caesar Salad Pizza

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 581 calories
    • Calories 251 calories from fat
    • Fat 28 g
    • Sat Fat 11 g
    • Cholesterol 45 mg
    • Sodium 1,300 mg
    • Protein 25 g
    • Carbohydrate 57 g
    • Sugar 6 g
    • Fiber 4 g
    • Iron 4 mg
    • Calcium 426 mg

Heat oven to 450° F. In a medium saucepan, over medium heat, combine the tomatoes and their juices, the oregano, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil.Reduce heat and simmer, crushing the tomatoes with a wooden spoon, until the sauce thickens, 10 to 15 minutes.Shape the dough into one 12- to 14-inch round and place on a baking sheet. Cover with the sauce and top with the mozzarella.Bake the pizza until the crust is golden brown and crisp, about 20 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board.Sprinkle with the basil, slice into wedges, and divide among plates.In a large bowl, toss the lettuce and dressing. Top the pizza slices with the salad and sprinkle with the Parmesan.

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 14.5-ounce can whole peeled tomatoes, undrained
  2. Check 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  3. Check kosher salt
  4. Check 1 1-pound package pizza dough (thawed, if frozen)
  5. Check 8 ounces fresh mozzarella, sliced, or 4 ounces shredded provolone
  6. Check 8 fresh basil leaves, torn
  7. Check 1 large head romaine lettuce, chopped
  8. Check 1/4 cup store-bought Caesar salad dressing
  9. Check 1/4 cup (3/4 ounce) grated Parmesan

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 450° F. In a medium saucepan, over medium heat, combine the tomatoes and their juices, the oregano, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer, crushing the tomatoes with a wooden spoon, until the sauce thickens, 10 to 15 minutes.
  3. Shape the dough into one 12- to 14-inch round and place on a baking sheet. Cover with the sauce and top with the mozzarella.
  4. Bake the pizza until the crust is golden brown and crisp, about 20 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board.
  5. Sprinkle with the basil, slice into wedges, and divide among plates.
  6. In a large bowl, toss the lettuce and dressing. Top the pizza slices with the salad and sprinkle with the Parmesan.