Delicate spinach and mild, sweet leeks get a boost of flavor from pesto, goat cheese, and a sprinkling of red pepper flakes in this deep dish pizza.

Everyday Food, May 2013


Credit: Johnny Miller


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Coat a 9-inch glass pie plate with olive oil. Stretch dough to an 8-inch round, then press into bottom and up sides of plate. If dough springs back, let rest 5 minutes before continuing.

  • Combine leeks, spinach, and a pinch each of red-pepper flakes and salt.

  • Spread dough with pesto, top with leek mixture, and dot with goat cheese.

  • Drizzle pizza with oil. Season with salt and pepper. Bake until cooked through and crust is crisp and golden, 15 to 20 minutes. Sprinkle with basil. Let cool 5 minutes before serving.