Maple-Caramelized Veggie Pizza


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8 portions
Metric Imperial

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour, whole wheat or all purpose
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogourt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 1 227 g (8 oz) container of white champignons, sliced
  • 1 red, orange, or yellow bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup (preferably amber syrup for its rich flavour)
  • 1/3 cup or half a 156 ml can of tomato paste with herbs and spices
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella, grated
  • 2 tbsp creamy goat cheese, crumbled
  • 6 Kalamata olives, pitted
  • 5 ou 6 fresh basil leaves

Method

  1. Position rack in centre of oven. Preheat to 230 °C (450° F). Line a baking tray with parchment paper or silicone sheet.
  2. In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. Add the yogourt and mix well.
  3. In the bowl or on a floured work surface, knead the dough with your hands for 3 – 4 minutes. Let rest while you prepare the veggies.
  4. Heat the oil in a skillet over high heat and sauté the onions, mushrooms, and bell pepper for 1 minute. Lower the heat to medium and cook another 7 – 8 minutes or until the veggies are quite tender, stirring regularly. Deglaze with the maple syrup, stir, and remove from the heat.
  5. Stretch out the pizza dough and place on the baking tray.
  6. In a small bowl, combine the tomato paste and water.
  7. Spread tomato sauce on the pizza dough, then arrange veggies on top. Top with the mozzarella, goat cheese, and olives.
  8. Bake 15 minutes. Remove from oven, garnish with basil, slice, and serve.

The Quebec Maple Syrup Producers are not in any way responsible for the identification or presence of allergens in recipes or for the classification of any recipe as vegetarian or vegan.

Recipes by Stéphanie Côté

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More about Maple

Maple syrup comes in four classifications, according to colour and taste.

At the start of sugaring season, syrup is generally clear, with a lightly sweet taste. It becomes darker and caramelized as the season goes on.

An unopened can of maple syrup keeps for many years.

Once the can is opened, syrup should be kept in an airtight container in a cool place.

100% pure maple butter contains no butter or dairy.

Like all 100% pure maple products, maple butter comes from the sap of the maple tree… and that’s all.

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