Henry County's Cooking with Garden Delights

By Susan Howington
Special to the Times

Frank and Susan sample a White Spinach Pizza that Susan prepared on the latest episode of Garden Delights Special photo

This week we are cooking with Garden Delights. On this episode County Extension Coordinator Susan Howington made a healthy spinach and mushroom pizza using flatbread.

Agent Frank Hancock, spoke with Emily Rushton, a wildlife biologist with the Wildlife Resources Division in the Department of Natural Resources. She discussed how to take care of your land to attract wild game.

Garden Delights airs on Henry Television channel 180 on Charter Cable and channel 99 on AT&T U-verse several times a week and is available on demand through the County’s website at henrycounty-ga.org. Check out the following recipes. We hope you enjoy them!

White Spinach Pizza

1 individual flatbread pizza crust
1 tsp. minced garlic
2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
2 cups fresh chopped spinach
1 cup fresh sliced mushrooms
1/4 cup classic Alfredo sauce
1 small thinly sliced tomato, cut into quarters
1/2 cup reduced fat 4 Cheese Italian

Preheat oven to 350º. Lay flatbread pizza crust onto baking sheet or pizza pan.

Sauté 1 teaspoon of oil and spinach in a saucepan for about 5 minutes, set to the side.

Sauté 1 tsp. of oil and mushrooms in a saucepan for about 5 minutes, set to the side.

Spread 1/4 cup of Alfredo sauce onto the pizza crust, spoon spinach onto pizza crust, then arrange mushrooms and tomatoes slices. Top pizza with cheese.

Bake pizza for 8-10 minutes in preheated oven, or until cheese is melted.