Cheesy Vegetable Pizza

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Ingredients

1/2 tomato sauce
1 basic pizza base




Directions Note:


You can find Basic Pizza Base recipe in our Cook Book's Pizza Section & Tomato Sauce Recipe in Raitas / Chutnies / Dips Section

For the vegetable topping:
1/2 cup baby corn, sliced and blanched
1/2 cup carrots, diced and blanched
1/2 cup zucchini dice and blanched (optional)
1/2 cup red peppers, sliced
1/2 cup celery, sliced
1 tablespoon butter
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste

For the cheese sauce:
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon plain flour (maida)
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup grated cheese
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste

Other ingredients:
1/2 cup cooking cheese or mozzarella cheese, grated
oil or butter for greasing

For the vegetable topping:
1. Heat the butter in a pan, add all the vegetables and sauté for the for 2 to 3 minutes.

2. Season with salt and pepper and keep aside.

For the cheese sauce:
1. Heat the butter in a pan. Add the flour and cook for 1 minute.

2. Slowly add 1/2 cup of water, stirring continuously so that no lumps form.

3. Add the milk, cheese, salt and pepper and bring to boil.

4. Remove from the fire and keep aside.

How to proceed:
1. Place one herb pizza base on a greased baking tray.

2. Spread half the cheese sauce on top of the base and then top with half the vegetables.

3. Spoon half the tomato sauce decoratively over the vegetables and then sprinkle 1/4 cup of grated cheese on top.

4. Bake in a preheated oven at 200°C (400°F) for 20 minutes or till the base is evenly browned.

5. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make another pizza.

6. Serve hot.

Tips:
You can use any of your favorite vegetables in place of the ones listed above.
 
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