Potato Onion Tomato Pizza

by Melissa on September 5, 2011

If you’re like us and live in the South, then there probably won’t be too much grilling out for you on this Labor Day thanks to Tropical Storm Lee.

We haven’t gotten too much rain here in Atlanta, just a light sprinkle outside right now as I type away at my computer. I think we’re supposed to get more rain tomorrow, and I’ll keep my fingers crossed for it because gosh… this is the first rain we’ve gotten in about a month! We need it.

Since grilling in the rain usually isn’t too much fun, how about a homemade gourmet pizza?

I love cooking with fingerling potatoes. I just love the different colors and tastes of each color of potato. It makes the whole cooking (and eating) process that much more fun.

This pizza is especially colorful, with the rich fall inspired colors.

And if you’re like me and just don’t have the talent for making great, good or even just decent pizza dough… pick some premade dough from the store. Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods have some great pizza dough selections.

Once all of the ingredients are layered on, it’s a quick bake in the oven and we’re ready to eat!

Happy Labor day everyone! I hope you’re doing something fun on this lazy Monday.

Potato Onion Tomato Pizza
Recipe Type: Entree
Author: Melissa Crane
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 30 mins
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 5 or 6 fingerling potatoes, depending on size
  • olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 red onion cut into 1/4 inch thick slices
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 medium tomato, cut into 1/2 inch thick slices
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450˚F.
  2. Boil the potatoes in a saucepan for about 10 minutes or until tender.
  3. Set the potatoes aside to cool.
  4. Heat about 1 teaspoon olive oil in a saute pan over medium high heat. .
  5. Add the garlic and red onion and saute for about 6-7 minutes, or until the onion turns slightly transparent.
  6. Cut the potatoes crosswise to create little potato discs.
  7. Roll or place pizza dough on a baking sheet.
  8. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese evenly on dough, then layer on the potatoes, red onions and tomatoes.
  9. Sprinkle goat cheese and rosemary on top.
  10. Bake in the oven for about 15-18 minutes or until the dough edges are golden brown.
  11. Slice, serve and enjoy!
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