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Rick Nixon, Itza Ristorante & Pizzeria, Nelson, B.C.

Rick Nixon, Itza Ristorante & Pizzeria, Nelson, B.C. –

Italian Garden


This vegetarian delight showcases fresh fare.


Dough – 14-inch traditional white dough ball

basil and walnut pesto


  • mozzarella
  • edam
  • Parmesan


  • julienned sun-dried tomatoes
  • fresh spinach
  • zucchini
  • artichoke hearts
  • roasted red peppers
  • tomatoes
  • asparagus

Stretch the dough to fill the pan. Spread two fluid ounces of basil and walnut pesto around the base, to just shy of the edge. Sprinkle on julienned sun-dried tomatoes, fresh baby spinach, and fresh coin-cut zucchini. Cover with mozzarella and edam. Tear up artichoke hearts and spread, along with strips of roasted red peppers. Grate grana padano parmesan over top. Spread chopped asparagus spears and tomatoes.

Bake until bottom is golden brown. Brush crust with extra virgin olive oil.

Recommended selling price: $28.50

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