Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Potato What?

We love potatoes. Tonight I kind of made up what I was cooking for dinner as I went along and it ended up being a potato pizza. I started off by sizzling up some potatoes with onion, kale, and salt. When those were finished cooking I was originally thinking of making tacos BUT I then noticed some pizza dough in the fridge that needed to get used. Thus, potato pizza. I made a tasty easy pizza sauce as follows:

Tasty Easy Pizza Sauce:
1 can of Muir Glen Fire Roasted Diced tomatoes (28 oz)
1 can tomato paste (6 oz I think...is already out in the recycling, you know those little cans though)
1-2 cloves garlic minced
2-3 tbsp olive oil
2 teaspoons Italian Seasoning

Simmer for 20 minutes stirring occasionally. Mix with had blender to make smooth or leave chunky if you aren't feeding picky kids.

I spread a layer of the sauce on my pizza, sprinkled it with nutritional yeast, spread a layer of potato/kale/onion mixture, and added a few olives. Baked for 15 minutes or so at 450. This was a big hit. Athena even ate some of the kale as long as it wasn't too big of a piece and especially if it was crispy! I'd make this again. The potatoes got a nice little crisp to them while baking.
After dinner, we went on a bike ride. When I put my helmet on, Rowan got the most precious look in his eyes. I am not sure what he was thinking but it was definitely along the lines of "Mama has a helmet too!" or maybe "Mama is going riding?!" The kids were both very excited since I have only gone on a ride once since Rowan was born. I rode Athena on the trail-a-bike and Chris rode Ro on the bike seat. It was very pleasant but started to get cold so we didn't ride too long. It was still nice to do something after dinner though.


Stephanie M. said...

yum, that pizza looks delish!

veganboyjosh said...

pizza + bikes + kids = recipe for awesome.

Luci said...

I love rowan's helmet!! lol