Kale & Pistachio Pesto "Breakfast Pizza" With HashBrowns
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Breakfast pizza with health boosting kale & pistachio pesto, homemade quick hash browns with a creamy egg on top. Breakfast just got better!
Serves: 2
Leftover Pizza dough (I use this recipe. It makes 2 10" thin crust pizzas or 1 thick crust pizza)
  • 2¼ teaspoons (1 packet) active dry yeast
  • ¾ cup warm water
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1-2 tsp chili flakes (optional)
Kale & Pistachio Pesto
  • 2 cups organic tuscan kale or any kale, chopped
  • ¼ cup pistachios, roasted
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • Salt & Black Pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  • 2-3 tbsp water
  • Red chili flakes (optional)
  • Juice of lemon to taste
Homemade Hash Browns (OR You can buy frozen ones or even fresh from stores and use those)
  • 6 smallish size potatoes, peeled and shredded (~2.25 cups packed shredded and squeezed potatoes)
  • 1 tsp oil
  • Salt & Black Pepper to taste
  • 2-4 eggs
  • Colby jack cheese, shredded (1-2 cups), divided
Pizza Dough
  1. In a bowl, to warm water dissolve yeast and honey. Let it sit for few mins until it starts to foam. Add both flours,salt,olive oil and chili flakes. Knead until smooth. If it feels too dry, add little bit more water. Add little olive oil in a clean bowl and transfer the ball of dough in there. Wrap with a plastic wrap and let it sit in warm place for good 2-4 hours or until it doubles in size.
  1. Blanch kale in hot water for 2 mins. Strain and rinse with cold water. Squeeze out additional water from kale and set aside. Add all the pesto ingredients in a high speed blender and blend until smooth.
Hash Browns
  1. Squeeze all water from shredded potatoes. Heat oil in a skillet and add shredded potatoes. Add salt and pepper. Let them cook on med-high for 2-3 mins. Stir around and keep on the side. We just want some potatoes to get really crispy but even if all potatoes are not cooked it's ok as they will get cooked with pizza.
Assembling pizza
  1. Roll out your first pizza dough (if making 2 thin crust ones otherwise you will have 1 thick crust pizza). Spread half of the pesto. Top it with half of the hash browns, cheese and some more salt & pepper. Cook at 400F for 8 minutes. Now break 1-2 eggs gently on top of the pizza and cook for another 4-6 minutes or until eggs are set to your preference.
  2. Serve with your favorite hot sauce.
Recipe by Naive Cook Cooks at http://www.naivecookcooks.com/hashbrown-breakfast-pizza-with-kale-pesto/