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Grecian Pizza with California Avocado

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Grecian Pizza with California Avocado



Serves: 1

1 Unbaked pizza dough shell, 9-inch
3/4 cup Mozzarella cheese, shredded
1 oz. Grilled chicken, diced
2 tsp. Minced roasted garlic
4 oz. California avocado, diced
1 Tbsp. Mediterranean olives, diced
1/8 cup Mozzarella cheese, shredded
1 oz. Crumbled goat cheese
As needed Marinated Red Onions, drained - Recipe follows
2 Tbsp. Pepperocini, sliced

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.


  2. Top pizza shell with ingredients in order listed, through goat cheese.
  3. Bake at 500°F until crust is golden and cheese at center is bubbly hot.
  4. Sprinkle 1/4 cup red onion around rim, plus a small garnish in the center.
  5. Top with pepperocini.
  6. Cut into 8 slices.
  7. Marinated Red Onions
  8. Toss together 1-1/4 cups red onion half moons (1/8-inch thick slices), 1/4 cup Lemon Oregano Dressing (recipe follows) and 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley. Let marinate at least 2 hours. Yield: 1-1/2 Cups.
  9. Lemon Oregano Dressing
  10. Whisk together 5-1/2 ounces lemon juice, 3 ounces olive oil, 2 teaspoons dry oregano leaves, 2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic, 1/2 teaspoon each of salt and pepper, 2 teaspoons fresh lemon zest (finely chopped) and 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard. Yield: 1 Cup.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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