Saturday, 22 February 2014

let's make thai red curry pizza!

Hello lovelies!

Yesterday was "Pizza Friday" at the Cameron-Tingstad residence! Who knew that friday's could get any better? I sure didn't. We love thai food around here, so why not make a thai-inspired pizza? That's exactly what we did and it turned out great! I have so many more ideas for so many more pizzas that I can barely handle it all. Also, peanuts on pizza?!?! We have all been missing out for way too long. It's so good!

Whole Wheat Pizza Dough (makes 2 large pizzas)

Thai Red Curry Pizza Sauce

  • 1 796 ml can of diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 400 ml can of coconut milk
  • 1 Tbsp red curry paste
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 inch cube ginger, finely minced
  • 1/2 Tbsp agave
  • 1/2 Tbsp coconut oil for frying
To make the sauce add coconut oil to a pan and heat on medium. Add curry paste and garlic and mix until fragrant. Add can of drained tomatoes, coconut milk, agave and ginger. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and let simmer until majority of liquid has evaporated, mixing occasionally. Transfer to a blender and process until smooth. Return to pan and let simmer until ready to use.

Thai Red Curry Pizza (makes 2 large pizzas)
  • 1/2 small head cauliflower, chopped into flat bite sized pieces
  • 3 carrots, julienned
  • 1 small zucchini, julienned
  • 1 red pepper, julienned
  • 1/2 head of onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup peanuts
  • large handful fresh cilantro 
  • daiya cheese (mozzarella) 
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 Tbsp coconut oil
  • lime wedge (optional)
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. 

To begin, caramelize your onions! Add coconut oil to a small pan and heat on medium. Add turmeric and mix until fragrant. Add onions and saute until soft. Set aside.

When dough is ready, roll out onto a floured pizza stone or a lightly greased pan.

Layer pizza as follows: generous amount of your thai red curry pizza sauce, cheese, mountain of vegetables, peanuts. 

Bake for about 10-15 minutes, or until edges are browning.

Top with fresh cilantro and devour! 
I even squeezed some fresh lime juice on top for something extra special.

Clearly the most appropriate shirt for the occasion! Have a pizza filled weekend :)

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