Spinach Pizza Sauce

Other green veggies, such as finely chopped cooked broccoli, watercress, or artichoke hearts, can be substituted for spinach in unexpected pizza sauce variation.

Serves: 14Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 14

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1 Tbsp. finely minced scallion
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1¼ cups shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1½ cups steamed baby spinach, drained
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ⅛ tsp. ground nutmeg

Directions

  • In a heavy saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add garlic and scallion and cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes. Whisk in heavy cream and cook until simmering.
  • Whisk in Parmesan cheese, a little at a time, whisking until melted. Squeeze spinach to remove as much moisture as possible. Finely chop and add to the sauce along with salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Remove from heat. Cool slightly before using in pizza recipes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 14

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1 Tbsp. finely minced scallion
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1¼ cups shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1½ cups steamed baby spinach, drained
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ⅛ tsp. ground nutmeg

Directions

  • In a heavy saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add garlic and scallion and cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes. Whisk in heavy cream and cook until simmering.
  • Whisk in Parmesan cheese, a little at a time, whisking until melted. Squeeze spinach to remove as much moisture as possible. Finely chop and add to the sauce along with salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Remove from heat. Cool slightly before using in pizza recipes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories120
Total Fat12g
Saturated Fat7g
Cholesterol40mg
Sodium200mg
Total Carbohydrate1g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars1g
Protein3g