August Recipes

Alfredo Pizza with Traditional Crust

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Alfredo pizza
Hands On:
20 minutes
Total Time:
100 minutes


  • 3 cups Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp instant dry yeast
  • ½ tsp Hy-Vee salt
  • 1 ¼ cups warm water (120-130°)
  • 1 tbsp Gustare Vita olive oil, plus additional for greasing
  • 1 tbsp Hy-Vee honey
  • 1 Flavor Brush-On Recipe, optional

Garlic Butter Brush-On

  • 3 tbsp Hy-Vee salted butter, melted
  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced

Honey Ginger Brush-On

  • 3 tbsp Hy-Vee honey
  • 2 tbsp ginger, minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped

Italian Brush-On

  • 3 tbsp Gustare Vita olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Hy-Vee shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Hy-Vee crushed red pepper


  • 1 (12.5-oz.) jar Gustare Vita Alfredo sauce
  • 1 (8-oz.) pkg. Hy-Vee shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup Hy-Vee whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 1 tbsp bottled minced garlic
  • ¼ tsp Hy-Vee salt
  • ¼ cup grated fresh Pecorino Romano
  • small fresh basil leaves, for garnish
  • Hy-Vee crushed red pepper, for garnish
  • Hy-Vee honey, for serving
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Whisk together flour, yeast, and salt in large bowl. Add warm water, 1 tablespoon olive oil, and honey. Beat with an electric mixer, fitted with a dough hook, on low for 3 to 5 minutes or until smooth and elastic.
Shape dough into a ball. Lightly grease a large, clean bowl with olive oil. Place dough in bowl; turn over to grease surface. Cover loosely with plastic wrap. Let rinse in a warm, draft-free place about 1 hour or until double in size.
Preheat oven to 500°. Lightly grease a 14-inch round pizza pan or pizza crisper with oil. Punch dough down. Turn dough out onto the prepared pan; press dough in bottom of the pan. Brush dough with desired Brush-On recipe, if desired. Bake for 10 minutes; remove from oven. Spread partially baked crust with sauce; sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
Stir together ricotta, garlic, and salt; drop by spoonfuls on top of mozzarella. Sprinkle with Pecorino Romano. Bake for 8 to 12 minutes or until crust is golden and crispy and cheeses are melted. Let stand 5 minutes. Garnish with basil and crushed red pepper, if desired. Drizzle with honey before serving. Cut into 8 slices.

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