Friday, May 25, 2012

baby ducks and dinner 5-24-2012: pulled pork and veggie pizza

Just a simple pizza...  no sauce, just chopped fresh tomatoes.  Sprinkled with a little bit of cheese, covered in all kinds of summer veggies.  Light and tasty!

Pulled Pork and Veggie Pizza

Stats: 188 cals per slice
Serves:  8 slices

1 Pillsbury Thin Crust Pizza Dough
Cooking spray
1/2 cup shredded cheese
Chopped tomatoes (I used 5 or 6 large cherry, but it definitely could have used a couple more)
1 medium zucchini, sliced like pepperoni
8 or 9 mushrooms, sliced
Onion, roughly chopped
Dried herbs of choice
Optional: fresh herbs for garnish
5 oz pulled pork

 1.  Preheat oven to 500 deg F.

2.  Stretch pizza crust across baking sheet.  Spray lightly with cooking spray and then generously sprinkle with dried herbs.  Poke with a fork and then stick in the oven for 3 or 4 minutes.

3.  Layer with zucchini slices.  Don't overlap. 

my crust got a little too crispy, but it tastes just fine...  we like it kind of crunchy.

4.  Layer the rest of the veggies, top with pulled pork, sprinkle with cheese. 

5.  Stick back in the oven for 4 or 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.

look at that big hunk of cheese...  mmm, mmm!

6.  Eat up, y'all!

I ended up having another slice after my piano lessons were over, and an Edy's popsicle for dessert.

After lessons, we hopped over to the walking trail and stumbled across these little cuties:

It made my night!  We saw at least one other little duck family last night... but I couldn't get any good pictures of them.

Oh!  Funny/awkward story time.  There are usually several soccer practices going on in the evenings while we walk.  Tons of kids running around, no big deal.  Last week we were walking, minding our own business, when this kid starts running for the fence at the back of the park.  I thought maybe his soccer ball got kicked way out there, but then he drops his pants and starts taking a leak!  I just about died.  Here we are, walking closer and closer to this kid who is answering the call of nature, and I'm freaking out about whether or not he's still going be standing there with his pants on the ground when we pass him.  Thankfully, he finished up and was back out to his playing field by the time we passed him.

Kids these days.

1 comment:

  1. Haha, love the soccer story! And the baby ducks are cute! I love when they're little puff balls!