1 pouch (6.4oz.) StarKist® Chunk Light Tuna in Oil
1 large prepared pizza crust
2 tbsp.olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1 jar (6 oz) marinated artichoke hearts
1/2 red bell pepper, sliced
1/2 red onion, sliced
1 cup Feta cheese, crumbled
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped (or 1 Tablespoon dried basil)
1. Preheat oven to 450 °F.
2. Place pizza crust on baking sheet.
3. Heat olive oil in small skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté 30 seconds (do not burn).
4. Spread sautéed garlic oil over pizza crust. Spread flaked tuna over crust evenly. Top with red peppers, artichokes, red onion and feta cheese. Sprinkle with basil.
5. Bake 8 – 10 minutes. Cut into wedges and serve.
When I was in high school, my mom asked me one Saturday what I wanted her to fix for lunch. Like most typical American teenagers, one of the first things that sprang to mind was PIZZA. So, while I lost myself in Gilligan reruns, she clanged and banged in the kitchen until something smelled amazing. When she brought our plates into the living room, she told me that she’d used StarKist tuna as a topping on one of the pizzas and (my favorite pizza topping) green olives on the other.
Making what must have been an outstanding face, I told her I hoped she’d brought me a couple of slices of the one with olives only. She smiled and said there was one slice of each on my plate.
I remember thinking she’d finally gone completely around the bin but I thought it best to humor her. Surprisingly, the tuna pizza was freaking amazing. Of course, back then it would have been “Like, totally cool!”
Give the recipe above a try as soon as you possibly can. Tuna on pizza is something that you have to try to truly appreciate. It’s wonderful! Plus, the pizza above is healthy as well – you have to love that.
With or without green olives and Gilligan.