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"Pizza on the Grill"
By Brandie Valenzuela

With warm weather here, you might be looking for something new to put on the grill, well, then, do I have a surprise for you! Pizza! Yep, you read right, pizza. If you have children like mine, then they are sure to love pizza, so gather the family around the grill and make something totally different, that won't heat up your kitchen!

Ideas for the "crust":
~Pitas: Leave whole without splitting.
~French bread: Cut in half lengthwise.
~Sandwich Rolls: Split in half.
~Bagels/English Muffins: Split in half.
~Flour tortillas: Try to buy the thicker variety called "gordita" or double up two thin ones with a small
amount of pizza sauce between each one.
~Prebaked pizza crusts

Ideas for toppings:
~Cheese: mozzerella, cheddar, or be creative - just about
any kind that slices or shreds will work.
~Veggies: sliced onions, bell peppers, mushrooms
~Meats: pepperoni, ham, chicken, bacon, sausage (be sure all of these are cooked first)
~Mexican: beans (refried, black,etc.), cheddar cheese,
lettuce, tomatoes

Here's how to make them:
1. Heat your grilll to medium heat.
2. Brush bottom of "crust" lightly with oil.
3. Spread unoiled side with pizza sauce, and add toppings.
4. Place on grill and cook, covered, 2 - 3 minutes. Bottom
should be crisp and cheese melted.
5. Serve with a salad and enjoy!

2000 - Brandie Valenzuela

About the Author:
Brandie Valenzuela is a freelance writer and editor of two
weekly ezines: The Family First Newsletter, which is devoted
to mothers and their families, and also The Creative Scrappers Newsletter which has everything for the person who loves to scrapbook. To subscribe to either one of these free ezines, just visit:

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