Spring Breakfast Pizza with Spiced Hollandaise


This brunch pizza starts with a quick and easy homemade crust and is topped with steamed asparagus, sliced eggs, tomatoes, ham, cheese, and spicy hollandaise.

  • 1 ¼-ounce package fast-rising active dry yeast
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup warm water (120 degrees F)
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 8 ounces fresh asparagus
  • ¾ cup shredded cheddar or fontina cheese
  • 3 hard-cooked eggs, sliced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4 ounces cooked ham, cubed
  • Spiced Hollandaise, recipe below
  1. Coat 12-inch pizza pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. In medium bowl combine yeast and sugar. Stir in water, oil, and ½ tsp. salt. Stir in flours and oats. Cover; let stand in warm place 20 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 375°F. With damp hands press dough into prepared pan. Bake 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, trim asparagus; bias-cut into 1-inch pieces. Place in microwave-safe bowl with ¼ cup water. Loosely cover with plastic wrap. Microcook 1 to 2 minutes until crisp-tender; drain. Sprinkle crust with half the cheese. Top with asparagus, sliced eggs, tomatoes, ham, and remaining cheese. Bake 15 minutes more. Serve with Spicy Hollandaise for drizzling.
  4. Meanwhile, prepare hollandaise sauce according to package directions adding chili powder to dry sauce mix and lemon juice to finished sauce. Serve with pizza.

Makes 6 servings.

Spiced Hollandaise: Prepare one 0.9-ounce envelope hollandaise sauce mix as package directions. Stir in ½ teaspoon chili powder and 1 teaspoon lemon juice.

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