Friday Night Pizza with Garden Fresh Toppings

pizza with kale and artichoke hearts

pizza with kale and artichoke hearts

This is what we like to do with stuff that’s growing in the garden: put it on top of pizza. Every Friday night we make pizza; this is my night off from cooking, so to speak. If my husband and son are motivated, they make dough on Thursday night. If not, I buy a couple of packages of whole wheat pizza dough at Trader Joe’s. I just love a pizza loaded with veggies. Last Friday I picked four big artichokes and boiled them up. I sliced the hearts for the best pizza topping ever. I also threw on some kale, because kale is awesome on pizza. Toss it with a little olive oil first, so it doesn’t get too charred. Then consume pizza with an enormous glass of red wine, because it’s the right thing to do. I highly recommend Cocobon if you are looking for a good, cheap wine that tastes much more expensive than it is.

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