Asparagus and Mozzarella Pizzas

Whip these up for a quick and tasty light meal. If time permits, make a double quantity so leftovers can be popped into lunchboxes the next day.

			  Asparagus and Mozzarella Pizzas

Makes: 6

Cooking time: 20 minutes


  • 1 cup semi-dried tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup pasta sauce
  • 6 individual prepared pizza bases or pita breads
  • 1-1 1/2 cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • 2-3 bunches asparagus, woody ends removed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 punnet cherry tomatoes
  • Pitted black olives
  • Coarsely ground black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 210ºC. Combine semi-dried tomatoes with pasta sauce. Spread mixture onto pizza bases or pita bread.
  2. Top with mozzarella cheese and bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove pizzas from oven. Brush asparagus with olive oil and arrange on top of pizzas. Scatter cherry tomatoes and black olives over pizzas and dust with pepper.
  4. Bake for a further 10 minutes or until asparagus is tender. Remove from oven and serve hot or cold.

Recipe provided by the Australian Asparagus Council.

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