DIY Recipe: White Pizza Sauce

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Sometimes you need a white sauce for pizza, since some toppings do better on a mild, creamy base. I like to top the white sauce with artichokes, roasted garlic, capers and Romano cheese.

White Parsley Pizza Sauce

makes 3/4 cup, enough for about 3 pizzas

1/2 cup whole milk ricotta
1/4 cup cream or half and half
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup Italian parsley, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Whisk the ricotta and cream together until blended. Blend in a food chopper or mini food processor with olive oil, parsley, and garlic. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Per serving, based on 6 servings. (% daily value)
Calories
92
Fat
8.6 g (13.2%)
Saturated
4.3 g (21.5%)
Carbs
1.4 g (0.5%)
Fiber
0.1 g (0.4%)
Sugars
0.1 g
Protein
2.6 g (5.3%)
Cholesterol
24 mg (8%)
Sodium
22.6 mg (0.9%)

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