Veggie Flatbread Pizza

Veggie Flatbread Pizza on Stonefire naan, topped with pesto, roasted vegetables and cheese. Easy, delicious lunch or dinner.

Dinner | January 6, 2017 | By

Veggie Flatbread Pizza ~ crispy flatbread topped with pesto, roasted vegetables and 2 kinds of cheese and baked. Tasty any night dinner or appetizer.

Today marks Day 5 in a 21 Day Yoga challenge my friend Audrey and I committed to.It sounded easy when we signed up. Audrey had never tried yoga, but I sold her on how relaxing it is. What neither of us factored in was leaving the warmth and comfort of our homes each evening for 12 degree temps outside.

But we’ve shown up each night for ourselves and each other and because of this yoga challenge, I’m also challenging myself to be mindful about eating better. I’m not giving up my favorite foods, but this Veggie Flatbread Pizza really hit the spot after yoga. It’s food you can feel good about eating. 

Veggie Flatbread Pizza on Stonefire naan, topped with pesto, roasted vegetables and cheese. Easy, delicious lunch or dinner.

Yoga is a full-body workout embraced men and women of all ages and athletic abilities. It helps remedy many of the aches we suffer from, improves balances and puts us on a positive mental track. 

Don’t be intimated if you’ve never tried it. There are always a couple of yoga gurus in class but the majority are like us, doing the best we can and improving each day.

Veggie Flatbread Pizza on Stonefire naan, topped with pesto, roasted vegetables and cheese. Easy, delicious lunch or dinner.

With out without yoga though, this Veggie Flatbread Pizza is really delicious. The choice in pizza toppings is personal. I used what I had on hand when I made this pizza and substituted pesto for classic pizza sauce.

Use your favorite in-season vegetables or what’s in your refrigerator and definitely roast the veggies. The few minutes it takes is well worth it. Roasting caramelizes them adding incredible flavor. You’ll want to cut the veggies about the same size so they cook evenly.

Veggie Flatbread Pizza on Stonefire naan, topped with pesto, roasted vegetables and cheese. Easy, delicious lunch or dinner.

I like making homemade pizza but I don’t always have time. Flatbread from Stonefire is my favorite flatbread and there’s even a wheat option I used today. I  try to keep a package or two in the freezer at all times for food emergencies, like when my kids stop over because no matter what time they get here, they’re hungry. 

Veggie Flatbread Pizza an ideal lunchtime option too. It’s filling but won’t weigh you down or make you feel like you need an afternoon nap ~ though if you do take a nap I would never judge you. Not me. Uh-uh.

Ingredients:

  • flatbread
  • grape tomatoes
  • red onion
  • mushrooms
  • zucchini
  • bell pepper
  • pesto
  • fresh mozzarella
  • Parmesan cheese

Veggie Flatbread Pizza on Stonefire naan, topped with pesto, roasted vegetables and cheese. Easy, delicious lunch or dinner.

Preheat the oven to 425Β° then slice and chop the vegetables and transfer them to a large baking sheet. Drizzle them with olive oil and season with sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper, combining everything with your hands or a spoon. Roast the veggies 10-12 minutes or until they’re done.

Veggie Flatbread Pizza on Stonefire naan, topped with pesto, roasted vegetables and cheese. Easy, delicious lunch or dinner.

Lay the flatbread on the pizza stone or another baking sheet. Top with a layer of Pesto (homemade or store bought) then scatter the veggies over the top. Tear the mozzarella into bite-size pieces and add to the pizza, then grate the parmesan over the top.

veggie flatbread pizza

Bake 8-10 minutes. Sprinkle the sliced basil over the top.

veggie flatbread pizza

Veggie Flatbread Pizza is my own little slice or three of bliss.

Enjoy!

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Veggie Flatbread Pizza on Stonefire naan, topped with pesto, roasted vegetables and cheese. Easy, delicious lunch or dinner.
Veggie Flatbread Pizza
Prep Time
12 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
22 mins
 

Flatbread pizza topped with roasted vegetables, cheese and fresh herbs. 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Author: A Gouda Life
Ingredients
  • 1 whole wheat flatbread
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes halved
  • 1/4 cup red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup sliced zucchini
  • 1/4 cup sliced bell pepper
  • sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup pesto
  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella hand torn
  • 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese grated
  • Optional: 2 tablespoons corn meal sprinkled on the pizza stone under the pizza for a crispier crust.
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Slice and chop the vegetables then transfer them to a large baking sheet.
  3. Drizzle the vegetables with olive oil, season with sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper then gently toss to combine.
  4. Roast 10-12 minutes or until tender.
  5. Optional: sprinkle cornmeal onto pizza stone then lay the flatbread on top.
  6. Top with pesto then layer with veggies, hand torn mozzarella and grated parmesan.
  7. Bake 8-10 minutes or until the cheese is melted then sprinkle the sliced basil over the top.

Comments

  1. Leave a Reply

    Wendi
    January 9, 2017

    Bernie, what lovely photos! I can absolutely TASTE that pizza right through this computer screen and now, I’m hungry. Thanks! lol. I’ve tried Yoga – while it doesn’t look like much – it can be quite difficult – and I admire your dedication to the program and to your friend AND to yourself! Yay you! I haven’t tried Zucchini on pizza before, but I bet after roasting – it is quite tasty! πŸ™‚

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      Bernie
      January 11, 2017

      Hey Wendi – thank you so much! You hit the nail on the head about yoga – they’re calling this a “yoga challenge” for a reason – I appreciate the support! πŸ™‚ Any vegetable – including zucchini – is off the charts delicious when it’s roasted. It’s my favorite way to cook vegetables. Have a good a day!

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    Mary
    January 10, 2017

    Great Gert’s Girdle……what a fantastic looking pizza. I love Stonefire products, and this is a great way to use them. My hubby and I tried yoga many moons ago. I barely made it thru the first session, but he went on to become a certified yoga instructor. He taught class for many years, recently had to give it up for health reasons. Many benefits from doing yoga. Pinned this recipe. Thanks for sharing.

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      Bernie
      January 11, 2017

      Mary your comments always make my day – you’re always so upbeat! Wow – that’s really something about your husband becoming a certified instructor. It’s not easy! I really admire the instructors I’ve had. They’re such an inspiration to the rest of the class! Chat soon.

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