Spinach Artichoke Pizza
Spinach Artichoke Pizza is going to become your go to pizza recipe. Made with a delicious white béchamel sauce, this easy pizza aims to please.
Servings: 8 slices
For White Pizza Sauce
- 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
- 3 garlic cloves minced
- 1/2 tablespoon all purpose flour
- 3/4 cup whole milk
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 3 cups baby spinach chopped
- 1/4 cup parmesan cheese freshly grated will work best
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 1/4 cups shedded mozzarella cheese
- 1/2 cup artichoke hearts go through and discard and tough layer
- 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
To Make the White Pizza Sauce
Melt the butter over medium heat in a medium sized skillet.
Add in the garlic and sauté until just soft. Then whisk in the flour.
Turn the heat to low and very slowly (starting with just a tablespoon or two at a time), whisk in the whole milk and then the heavy cream.
Bring to a simmer and add the chopped spinach a little at a time, stirring, until all of it is wilted.
Stir in 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese. Continue stirring until it melts. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Constructing the Spinach Artichoke Pizza
Roll out your pizza dough and put it on a prebaked pizza stone or a 12 inch pizza tray. Spread the sauce over the dough.
Top with the mozzarella cheese. Then add the artichokes and finally top with the Parmesan cheese.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until the edges of your pizza are golden and the cheese is well melted.