The number and symbol for pi are credited to the Greek genius Archimedes who lived in the third century. This Greek pizza entree for Pi Day is a tribute to the brilliant man.
Preheat oven to 400°. In a large mixing bowl stir together
2 TBSP sugar
2 TBSP yeast
Leave in a warm place until foam covers the surface. While the yeast is rising,
lightly grease two 10” x 15” rimless cookie pans with olive oil, set aside. When foam covers
the surface of the yeast/water mixture, add
2 C. whole wheat flour
1 TBSP salt
1 TBSP olive oil
Mix until a smooth dough is formed, Divide in half. Divide each half into thirds. Make
a pi symbol π
and place one on each baking pan. Flatten the dough with your hands.
rise until you can make a dent in the dough and it doesn’t puff up. Add
1/2 jar roasted garlic Alfredo sauce
1 C. shredded mozzarella cheese
Add any of your favorite Greek toppings:
red onion rings, thinly sliced
julienne spinach leaves
Kalmata olives, sliced
marinated artichoke hearts
crumbled Feta cheese
Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
Serve with a salad of sliced cucumbers, pepperoncini, mushrooms, spinach, sliced red onion, Kalmata olives and tomatoes dressed lightly