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Cheesy Corn Pizza with Bacon and Scallions

Author Larisha Campbell

Ingredients

  • 1 pound whole wheat pizza dough we used our homemade dough -see below
  • 1-1/4 cups Sunshine Sweet corn kernels
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 2 large garlic cloves minced and divided
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese thinly sliced
  • 8 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced scallions
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  1. Make dough according to directions or packaging.
  2. In a blender or food processor combine corn, parmesan cheese, salt, 1 tablespoon of the oil and half of the garlic; blend until almost smooth.
  3. In a small bowl combine remaining oil and garlic.
  4. Heat oven to 400⁰F; adjust rack to lower third of the oven.
  5. Brush a large baking sheet or pizza pan with a little of the garlic oil.
  6. Press the dough into a large flat disk or square and place on the prepared pan.
  7. Press the dough out to an even thickness leaving a lip around the border.
  8. Brush dough all over with the garlic oil.
  9. Cook for 8 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven and top with corn mixture, mozzarella, bacon, scallions and pepper.
  11. Return to oven and bake until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted, 15 to 20 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from Sunshine Sweet Corn