Thursday, July 28, 2011

Trader Giotto's $10 Prosciutto Pizza

I got out of work early last night for a dentist appointment -- sad how I now look forward to such 'events' when I actually DESPISE the dentist. With all the extra time on my hands, I stopped by Trader Joe's to pick up a couple of my favorite ingredients for a homemade pizza. Here's a super quick and cheap summer dinner idea: 
1) Half bag of wild arugula
2) Whole wheat pizza dough              
3) 6 slices prosciutto - 3/4 ths package
4) Handful of cherry tomatoes - sliced
5) 1 bag (3/4 lb) TJ'S Quattro Formaggio                          
6) 1 pressed garlic clove

- Extra virgin olive oil
- Crushed pepper

1) Roll out pizza dough and bake at 500°F for ~ 10 minutes.
2) Drizzle olive oil and spread garlic on baked dough before sprinkling with cheese.
3) Bake until cheese is completely melted ~5-7 minutes
4) Spread arugula evenly and top with strips of prosciutto
5) Slice & serve with a bottle of Chuck (TJ's 'Charles Shaw' branded wine to the layman ) and you have a whole meal for two / three for a grand total of...$13.00

                              Buon Appetito, 


  1. yum - i love their dough. will have to try this combo!

  2. This looks amazing! I usually go for their $5 organic cheese pizza. Yes, it is true, I am that lazy on weeknights.

  3. Oh my that looks oh so gooddd....

    I'm salivating!

    Lots of love from Sydney,

    x Kel

    totally seeing red

  4. Can't wait to come over to try it!


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