How To Make Socca Pizza with Summer Squash and Feta
Socca pizza is a French-inspired dish that uses a chickpea-based pancake as its crust. It is then topped with fresh summer vegetables for a bright meal.
For Socca Pizza Crust:
- 1cupchickpea flour
- ¼cupolive oil,divided
- 1-2clovesgarlic,pressed or minced
- ¼tspsea salt
For Pizza Toppings:
- 1small zucchini,and/or yellow squash
- 5pitted kalamata olives,sliced in half lengthwise
- small sun-dried tomatoes,handful, either oil packed or Trader Joe’s dried kind
- 1small sprig fresh thyme,optional
In a bowl, whisk together the chickpea flour, water, 2 tablespoons of the olive oil, garlic and salt. Let the mixture rest at room temperature for 1 hour.
Turn on the broiler with a rack positioned 8 inches from heat. Place a 10-inch ovenproof skillet (preferably cast iron) in the oven to preheat.
Once the skillet is hot, carefully remove it from the oven. Pour in 1 tablespoon olive oil and swirl the pan around so the oil is evenly distributed.
Pour in the chickpea batter and return the skillet to the broiler. Cook for 5 to 8 minutes, until the socca is set and the edges are browning and pulling away from the sides of the pan.
Remove from oven, turn off broiler and turn oven to 425 degrees F.
Spread the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil on top of the socca. Top the socca with mozzarella, then distribute the ribboned/julienned squash on top. Sprinkle olives and sun-dried tomatoes on top, then sprinkle feta over the pizza.
Return the skillet to the oven and bake for 8 to 10 minutes, until the cheese is browning and the socca is crisp.
Remove from oven and sprinkle fresh thyme on top. Let the pizza cool for 2 to 3 minutes before slicing into 4 pieces and serving.
- Calories: 572.80kcal
- Fat: 41.40g
- Saturated Fat: 10.70g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 23.74g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.67g
- Carbohydrates: 31.08g
- Fiber: 6.00g
- Sugar: 7.54g
- Protein: 20.11g
- Cholesterol: 38.81mg
- Sodium: 681.27mg
- Calcium: 282.26mg
- Potassium: 589.88mg
- Iron: 3.34mg
- Vitamin A: 84.66µg
- Vitamin C: 12.90mg
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