Asparagus, Ricotta & Garlic Pizza

Recipe by: Jerry James Stone | Written April 25, 2019

Here’s the perfect spring pizza. Fresh asparagus topped off with garlic, creamy ricotta cheese and baked to perfection. This is one delicious vegetarian pizza recipe and I think you will truly enjoy it.



1 pound fresh pizza dough
2 ounces ricotta cheese, drained
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 ounces fresh asparagus, trimmed & chopped
8 red onion slices, Julienne
1 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
1 garlic clove, minced

Total Time:

25 minutes

10 minutes
12 minutes
4 servings 
Recipe Type:
Main Course
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.  

  2. Shape pizza dough and place on pizza baking sheet.  

  3. Brush pizza dough with olive oil. Add minced garlic and spread evenly over dough. Add mozzarella cheese, reserving some.  

  4. Like hands on a clock, arrange asparagus around the pizza dough. Top with red onion. Place spoonfuls of fresh ricotta around the pizza.  

  5. Bake the pizza for about 12 minutes until the cheese is golden brown and the crust has risen.  

  6. Slice up and serve. Enjoy!  


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Jerry James Stone

Food pornographer, full-time vegetarian, pointy beard enthusiast, and I say 'hella' too much. Founder and creator of Cooking Stoned.

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