Tasty “home-made” pizza is a snap

 I do not use very many processed foods. I like fresh best, but sometimes a few good-quality prepared cans make a healthful supper or hors d’oeuvres a snap when you are short on time. I often buy Mezzetta olives and peppers. I use them for cocktails and salads.
 
Sometimes I use them in a quick recipe like this. I think the quality is the next best thing to fresh. Not having to roast peppers and caramelize onions for this pizza lets me make it in minutes. And Mezzatta has the fresh taste I like.
 
This "home-made" pizza is a tasty and quick supper with a salad, or fabulous with drinks for a casual gatherings. Try this crowd-pleaser, darlings!
 

1 recipe of pizza dough or 1 package pizza dough (preferably whole-wheat from the store). Do not use a baked crust or anything like biscuit dough – it tastes terrible and is not good for you.
 
1 jar Mezzetta Roasted Red Bell Pepper Strips & Caramelized Onions (drained and patted dry)
1 jar Mezzetta Amatriciana Pasta Sauce (spicy sauce with pancetta)
2 slices of deli ham (low sodium, organic preferred) sliced
2 tsp chili fakes optional
1/3cup finely grated parmesan or Romano cheese
 
Preheat oven to 450 F/ 220 C
 
Cover a half sheet pan or small cookie sheet about 11X 15 inches/ 22 X 33 cm, a slight variation does not matter) with two layers foil and lightly oil. Use one heaping tbsp. of ground corn meal, white or yellow, to coat the pan on top of the oil.
 
Spread put your pizza dough, forming a small lip or ridge around the edge of the pan. Spread the dough very lightly with the sauce. Use only about ½ to ¾ cup sauce.
 
Top the sauce with the drained vegetables and chilies
Sprinkle the grated cheese evenly
Then add the ham slices evenly and decoratively over the top.
 
Bake 20 minute or until golden. Remove to a cutting board. The pizza should slide easily from foil. Slice and serve!
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