Peach, Pine Nut, and Mixed Greens Pizza with Ricotta Sauce and Fried Egg

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By Home Skillet

Life, to be appreciated to its fullest, needs a bit of chaos and whimsy and improvisation - leftover Chinese food for the morning meal, an ice cream sandwich and some carrot sticks for lunch, and one of the perennial favorites - breakfast for dinner. Here we have pizza with cheesy ricotta sauce and topped with a mixed greens, peach, and pine nut salad...and fried eggs. Because eggs = breakfast. And that is a rule I can get behind.


Ingredients:
Mixed greens and peach salad
  • 4 cup mixed baby greens
  • 3 Tbsp chives
  • ¼ cup torn basil leaves
  • 2 white peaches, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp toasted pine nuts
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 12 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions:
  1. In a large bowl, mix together the greens, chives, basil, peaches, pine nuts, and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese. Drizzle the olive oil, and lemon juice over the mixed green salad. Sprinkle the lemon zest, and adjust salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.

Ingredients:
Ricotta and parmesan sauce
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tube refrigerated pizza dough, or use your favorite pizza dough recipe
  • 5 eggs, fried
  • I Can't Believe It's Not Butter olive oil spray, for cooking

Directions:
  1. For the ricotta and parmesan sauce, in a small bowl, mix together the ricotta, 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, and the garlic clove. Add freshly ground black pepper to taste. Set aside.
  2. Heat oven to 450. Roll out the pizza dough on a Silpat or parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 5 minutes. Remove from oven and spread the ricotta and parmesan mixture over the crust. Bake for another 3-5 minutes, until crust has turned golden brown. Remove from oven.
  3. Sprinkle the mixed greens salad on top of the pizza.
  4. Spray a pan or skillet (I use my trusty cast-iron skillet) with the olive oil spray. Crack desired amount of eggs into skillet over medium-high heat and fry until whites have cooked and the yolks are still runny. Once they are cooked, place on the pizza.

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