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RECIPE: homemade pizza pockets with asparagus

RECIPE: homemade pizza pockets with asparagus

After the last, healthy breakfast smoothie recipe (check it out HERE), it is time for a little something savory today. After all, it is the weekend, which is when calories don’t count and pyjamas and sweats are considered real outfits (at least in my world). Ironically, I am still in my sweats while writing this, with a belly full of homemade pizza pockets with asparagus. Yumm! While I would love to pretend like it was my full intention to make these delicious pizza pockets when I was shopping for groceries yesterday, it would be a complete lie. I actually wanted to make a strudel with puff pastry, but apparently grabbed pizza dough instead of the pre-made puff pastry. The wrong dough called for some improv action in the kitchen, and luckily the result was pretty satisfying.

homemade pizza pockets with asapragus | Bikinis & Passports

What you’ll need:
– 1 sheet of ready-to-go pizza dough
– creamy red pesto (I used the Barilla kind)
– 6 cherry tomatoes
– 6 slices of gauda cheese (or mozzarella)
– 6 slices of prosciutto
– 12 pieces of green asparagus
– salt/pepper
– grated parmesan cheese (optional)

Start by cooking the asparagus for a few minutes so it is firm to the bite. Drain and set aside. In the meantime, pre-heat the oven to about 200°C and cut your pizza dough into 6 square pieces, leaving it on the baking sheet. Spread about 1 generous tsp of creamy pesto on each square of dough, slice cherry tomatoes and place on pesto. Next, layer a slice of cheese and prosciutto on each pizza. Lay 2 pieces of asparagus diagonally across each pizza square and fold opposite corners to form the pocket. Season with a bit of salt and pepper and sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese. Bake for 15-18 minutes until golden brown. Enjoy!

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20 Comments

  • 4 years ago

    Uii, das sieht total lecker aus !
    Da bekommt man direkt Hunger 😀
    Love, L

    http://www.Lsfashiondiary.blogspot.com

  • 4 years ago

    Wow, sieht total lecker aus und ist mal echt eine ganz besondere Kombination..!
    Danke für den Beitrag 🙂

    Liebe Grüße
    Dorothea
    http://justambitious.blogspot.co.at/

  • Elisa
    4 years ago

    Das sieht echt total fabelhaft aus.
    Wird natürlich bald selbst ausprobiert.
    Alles Liebe, Elisa ❤
    http://www.youcausemetrouble.blogspot.com

  • 4 years ago
  • 4 years ago

    This looks so good! Thanks for sharing.

    Lou
    thekeypieces.co.uk

  • Elisabeth
    4 years ago

    Tolle Idee! Werd ich ganz bestimmt bald mal nachmachen 🙂

    LG Elli

  • 4 years ago

    Sieht das lecker aus!
    Leider esse ich keinen Spargel, sonst würde ich das Rezept gleich ausprobieren.

    xx Julia

    http://www.followthefashionrookie.blogspot.de/

  • 4 years ago

    Mau, lecker ich werde es sicher ausprobieren!
    Liebe Grüße
    Alnis

  • Julia
    4 years ago

    Das muss ich UNBEDINGT nachmachen, das sieht traumhaft aus! Endlich gibt es langsam wieder grünen Spargel! 🙂

  • 4 years ago

    Love this!! What lens did you use for these shots if you don’t mind me asking… 🙂
    hugs from san francisco xx

  • 4 years ago

    Oh yum! That looks fantastic. Thanks for sharing the recipe. I love asparagus. xo // Naomi in Wonderland

  • 4 years ago

    Wow sieht sehr lecker aus 🙂 Spargel habe ich schon ewig nicht mehr gegessen. Hätte ich auch mal wieder Lust drauf.

  • 4 years ago

    Ich liebe Spargel und die Spargelsaison geht ja zum Glück auch bald los! Danke für das leckere Rezept, wird ausprobiert!
    Liebe Grüße, Franzi
    http://www.kiss-and-tell.de/

  • 4 years ago

    This is a yummy recipe! The only thing I wouldn’t use (because I don’t like xD) is the prosciutto, but I would substitute it maybe with turkey breast “ham”!
    Thanks for the recipe Vicky!

    xoRosie
    Rosie’s Life

  • 4 years ago

    Das sieht ja sowas von lecker aus! Das werde ich unbedingt ganz bald nach kochen. Lecker lecker 🙂
    Hab einen wundervollen Sonntag!
    xoxo, Ronja
    http://www.sothisiswhat.com

  • 4 years ago

    Tolle Idie!
    Liebe Grüße
    Borislava von ColurClub

  • Lisa
    4 years ago

    Sieht das lecker aus!
    Das werde ich ganz bald nachkochen.

    Liebe Grüße Lisa <3

  • Michaela
    4 years ago

    Oh mein Gott sieht das gut aus! Das werd ich 100 prozentig bald nachkochen! 🙂
    Danke für dieses wunderbare Rezept!
    Lg Michaela

  • 4 years ago

    Das. Sieht. Mega. Aus!
    Kommt bestimmt auch gut bei nem Oster-Brunch.
    Auf die Liste damit..

    Lily (Recipes and Random)

  • 4 years ago

    Sieht das super lecker aus – Muss ich unbedingt mal ausprobieren! Vielen Dank für das Rezept!

    Liebe Grüße
    Lynndgren Lynndström

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