Stir It Up: Lenten Pizza & Lemon Mascarpone Mini Desserts - WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown-Warren Ohio

Stir It Up: Lenten Pizza & Lemon Mascarpone Mini Desserts

Posted: Updated:

Lenten Pizza 

6 tablespoons prepared pesto sauce

1 unbaked pizza crust

4 ounces of goat cheese

3 Roma tomatoes, thinly sliced

2 teaspoons minced garlic

1 teaspoon olive oil

1/4 cup sliced black olives, drained

1 cup fresh arugula or baby spinach, cut up

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon pepper

Parmesan cheese

Cut up arugula or spinach and mix with lemon juice and pepper and set aside. Preheat oven, following the directions on the package. If the pesto is very oily, drain some of the oil off or dab it with a paper towel. Mix garlic into the pesto and spread the pesto mixture on the unbaked crust. Crumble goat cheese onto the pesto, covering the entire pizza. If you are not a huge goat cheese fan, fresh mozzarella cheese also works just fine. Sprinkle olives over the pizza. Top with slices of tomatoes. Lightly brush the edges of the pizza crust with olive oil and sprinkle with a little grated Parmesan cheese. Place pizza directly on the oven rack or place on a sheet of aluminum foil on the oven rack. Bake pizza for 5 to 10 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove from the oven, cooling for a few minutes, then topping with the drained arugula or spinach and serving.  

Lemon Mascarpone Mini Desserts 

1 (8 ounces) container mascarpone cheese

1/2 cup sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 cup whipped cream

2 (3 once) packages ladyfingers

1 1/2 cup lemon curd

Fresh raspberries, blackberries, strawberries for garnish 

Mix mascarpone cheese, sugar and vanilla just until blended. Beat whipping cream until soft peaks forms then fold in cheese mixture. Spoon into a zip lock bag and cut a 1/2 inch hole in one corner. Cut ladyfingers in half crosswise. Press 1 ladyfinger half into a small desert dish, shot glass, or small, stemmed glass. Spoon 1 1/2 teaspoon lemon curd on top of the ladyfinger. Pipe a small amount of mascarpone mixture on top of the lemon curd and repeat once. Garnish with fresh berries. Cover and chill for 2 hours or overnight

  • More NewsMore>>

  • Serpico, others from NYPD, rally in support of Kaepernick

    Serpico, others from NYPD, rally in support of Kaepernick

    Saturday, August 19 2017 11:44 PM EDT2017-08-20 03:44:19 GMT
    Dozens of current and former members of the New York Police Department and others rallied Saturday in support of Colin Kaepernick.More >>
    Dozens of current and former members of the New York Police Department and others rallied Saturday in support of Colin Kaepernick.More >>
  • Niles Police say teen shot by his own brother

    Niles Police say teen shot by his own brother

    Saturday, August 19 2017 9:06 PM EDT2017-08-20 01:06:20 GMT

    Police say one man was taken to the hospital after being shot at a residence on West Park Avenue in Niles. Officers are still on the scene investigating what had happened. The initial call came in for the shooting at 1:34 p.m. Police say there is no word yet on the man's condition. This is a developing story. Stay connected with 21 News on air and online for more information as it becomes available. 

    More >>

    Police say one man was taken to the hospital after being shot at a residence on West Park Avenue in Niles. Officers are still on the scene investigating what had happened. The initial call came in for the shooting at 1:34 p.m. Police say there is no word yet on the man's condition. This is a developing story. Stay connected with 21 News on air and online for more information as it becomes available. 

    More >>
  • UPDATED

    Two OVI checkpoints tonight in Boardman

    Two OVI checkpoints tonight in Boardman

    Saturday, August 19 2017 8:56 PM EDT2017-08-20 00:56:36 GMT
    The Mahoning County OVI Task Force announced that it will conduct two checkpoints in Boardman tonight through Sunday morning. The first checkpoint will be conducted along South Avenue near Midlothian Boulevard from 10 pm until midnight. The second checkpoint runs from 1 am until 3 am Sunday along Market Street near Ferncliff Avenue near Akron Children's Hospital. In addition, saturation patrols will be conducted in various parts of Mahoning County throughout the weekend. The ...More >>
    The Mahoning County OVI Task Force announced that it will conduct two checkpoints in Boardman tonight through Sunday morning. The first checkpoint will be conducted along South Avenue near Midlothian Boulevard from 10 pm until midnight. The second checkpoint runs from 1 am until 3 am Sunday along Market Street near Ferncliff Avenue near Akron Children's Hospital. In addition, saturation patrols will be conducted in various parts of Mahoning County throughout the weekend. The ...More >>
  • SpotlightSpotlightMore>>

  • Stuff the Bus!

    Stuff the Bus!

    Sunday, August 13 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-08-13 23:52:49 GMT

    21 WFMJ, Great Clips, Cocca’s Pizza and Huntington Bank have teamed up with the United Way to “Stuff the Bus,” now through September 3rd.   

    More >>

    21 WFMJ, Great Clips, Cocca’s Pizza and Huntington Bank have teamed up with the United Way to “Stuff the Bus,” now through September 3rd.   

    More >>
  • Panerathon 2017 Team Peacock Registration

    Panerathon 2017 Team Peacock Registration

    Sunday, July 30 2017 8:13 PM EDT2017-07-31 00:13:49 GMT

    Join 21 WFMJ this year for Panerathon 2017!  We want to have the biggest team at Panerathon this year and we need your help. 

    More >>

    Join 21 WFMJ this year for Panerathon 2017!  We want to have the biggest team at Panerathon this year and we need your help. 

    More >>
  • Weather Pics

    Weather Pics

    Check out weather related pics from our viewers!  Please send your pics to weatherpics@wfmj.com.

    More >>

    Check out weather related pics from our viewers!  Please send your pics to weatherpics@wfmj.com.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 WFMJ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms