Zucchini and Tomato Pizza

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by Chris on January 19, 2014

pizza alla zucchina/zucchini pizza

Secret Recipe Club, how you’ve been missed! After a much deserved break, Group C is back for Reveal Day.  For this big day, I was super excited to take a trip to Calera de Tango, Santiago, Chile to visit Gloria and her delicious creations.

While culling through the myriad of choices, my first thought was dessert.  What can I say?  I always move toward dessert first. However, I scrolled through and came across Gloria’s pizza con vegetales y zapallitos italianos, or zucchini and tomato pizza.  I had just picked up a few zucchini from the store and knew these little pizzas had my name written all over it.

I did make a couple of tweaks to the recipe, but believe the changes don’t jeopardize the integrity of Gloria’s original vision.  First, I sautéed the zucchini prior to adding them to the pizzas, seasoning the slices liberally. Secondly, I substituted the sliced raw tomatoes with slow roasted tomatoes I had made a few days prior to making the pizzas.

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Overall, I thought these pizzas were mini rounds of scrumptious comfort food. I made this determination after realizing I didn’t share, not one. I ate each and every pizza over several days.  Pretty successful Secret Recipe Club, day, I think.  Agreed?

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gloria January 20, 2014 at 5:24 AM

Im glad you love this récipe, I love pizza made at home, yours look stunning!!

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Karen - Cinnamon Freud January 20, 2014 at 11:15 AM

Yum, your pizza (especially the crust) looks AMAZING!

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chelsy January 20, 2014 at 1:10 PM

mhhhhhm. This is definitely on my dinner list this week.

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Nayna Kanabar (@SIMPLYF00D) January 20, 2014 at 1:54 PM

These little mini pizzas look really delicious and tasty. I cooked from your blog the apple crumb bars and they were so tasty they disappeared in jiffy.

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Deanna Segrave-Daly January 20, 2014 at 5:18 PM

This is HEAVEN to me – seriously this is my type of comfort food – doughy pizza with garlicky veggies. I got to remember this one when I’m overloaded with zucchini in the summer!

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Lisa {AuthenticSuburbanGourmet} January 20, 2014 at 7:11 PM

This is one tasty looking recipe and a great choice! How can you go wrong with pizza!

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Karen January 21, 2014 at 12:56 AM

These look absolutely wonderful what a great SRC pick! Karen visiting from Group C too!

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Liz January 21, 2014 at 2:03 PM

Chris, your pizza looks spectacular! Gloria has such great recipes…and you recreated this one perfectly!

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Margaret January 22, 2014 at 7:34 AM

Love making pizza and always looking for new ones to try. This is on my list. Stunning pizza pics!

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