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Pizza on the Grill - Asparagus & Mozzarella

Cheryl Wixson
There are boundless variations of pizza, depending upon the creativity of the cook and ingredient availability. Discover your favorite, here are some suggestions.


  • 5 ounces whole-wheat pizza dough
  • 1 fresh ripe tomato, chopped (about ¾ cup)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 4 -5 asparagus, lightly steamed, and cut into pieces
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  • Preheat pizza stone on grill. Chop tomatoes; combine with olive oil and fresh herbs, reserving some for sprinkling on top of finished pizza. Steam and cut asparagus, shred cheese. Roll out dough to an oval. Place on stone. Add tomatoes, cheese and asparagus. Cover and cook about 5 – 7 minutes. Remove, sprinkle with reserved herbs. Cut and serve.


Nutritional analysis (varies per pizza), approximate: 800 calories, 40 grams protein, 78 grams carbohydrates, 37 grams fat, 789 mg. sodium, 6 grams fiber.