Farmer’s market, CSA, or grocery store. Regardless of preferred shopping method you’ll find one thing fairly consistent during the summer months: the panoply of fresh vegetables on hand is nothing short of thrilling. On a recent shopping trip the impulse to stock up on as many as possible was too hard to deny. The result? A meal saturated in summer goodness.
Utilizing an array of veggies – vine-ripened tomatoes, orange grape tomatoes, asparagus, shiitake mushrooms, and fresh herbs, with a few white peaches tossed in – we pulled together two savory crostatas and a simple salad.
Claiming the middle ground somewhere between a pizza and a calzone, the folds of the crostata allow you to stack up your toppings without fear of them escaping, while the opening on the surface enables your cheese to bubble and brown. So, decked out toppings and oozing cheese? That would be a yes.
The first of our recipes for summer savory crostatas can be found after the jump… Read more