Primavera Pizza

Primavera Pizza

1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1 medium red or green bell pepper – seeded, cut in strips
1 onion – thinly sliced
1 medium carrot – thinly sliced
1 clove garlic – pressed
1/2 Classic Pizza Dough
1 1/2 cups shredded Mozzarella cheese (6 ounces)
1 1/2 cups mushroom slices (1/4-inch thick)
3/4 cup spaghetti sauce
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (1 ounce)
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper (flakes) – optional

Place oil, pepper, onion, carrot and garlic in large skillet over medium-high heat; stir and cook 4 minutes or until tender-crisp; remove from heat.

Roll dough to 14 × 10-inch rectangle; fit into bottom and up sides of greased 13 × 9-inch baking pan. Sprinkle 1 cup Mozzarella cheese over dough. Arrange mushroom slices over cheese; drizzle with spaghetti sauce. Top with bell pepper mixture, remaining Mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. Sprinkle with red pepper.

Bake at 425ºF on bottom rack for 30 minutes or until crust is crisp and lightly browned.