Spring Flat Bread with Smoked Salmon and Asparagus

A quick tip that I use often; stop by your local pizzeria or restaurant and ask if you can buy some of their pizza dough. I can usually find a fresh ball of dough for only $1.25. This is a great option that saves time and money.

Spring Flat Bread with Smoked Salmon and Asparagus | Zestful Kitchen

Spring Flat Bread with Smoked Salmon and Asparagus
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Makes: 1 pizza
  • 1 pound pizza dough, or one prepared crust
  • Corn meal for dusting
  • Olive oil
  • ½ cup boursin cheese, at room temperature
  • ½ cup low fat cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • ⅓ cup fresh dill, roughly chopped
  • 3 ounces smoked salmon
  • 4 stalks fresh asparagus
  • ¼ - ½ cup pickled red onions (see recipe below)
  • 3 tablespoons capers
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 lemon
  1. Heat oven to 500°F.
  2. Place a pizza stone or cookie sheet in the bottom of the oven until heated through.
  3. For fresh dough, cover flat surface with a generous amount of corn meal.
  4. Roll out pizza dough to desired thickness and shape. Transfer to cookie sheet or pizza stone.
  5. Drizzle with a little bit of olive oil and bake for 5-8 minutes, until slightly puffy.
  6. If using prepared crust, place in oven for 2-3 minutes before continuing on.
  7. Meanwhile, combine both cheeses, 3 Tablespoons fresh dill, minced garlic and salt and pepper.
  8. Slice smoked salmon in ¼ inch pieces, they will fall apart into chunks which is what you are looking for.
  9. Slice asparagus thinly and at a diagonal.
  10. When crust is done baking for the first time, remove and spread cheese over the surface.
  11. Top with salmon, asparagus, pickled onion, capers and a drizzle of olive oil.
  12. Bake for 10-15 minutes until crust is crispy and golden brown.
  13. Remove from oven and sprinkle remaining dill, cracked pepper and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.

Spring Flat Bread with Smoked Salmon and Asparagus
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  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • ½ cup water
  • 2-3 tablespoons sugar, depending on preference
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 red onions, thinly sliced
  1. Combine all ingredients except onions in a small saucepan. Heat until sugar and salt have dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat and pour over onions. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours.
Can be stored for up to 2 weeks.


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