Spring Breakfast Pizza with Spiced Hollandaise

A chili powder-scented hollandaise sauce, plus plenty of fresh asparagus, makes this homemade breakfast pizza recipe special and oh-so-springy.

Spring Breakfast Pizza with Spiced Hollandaise
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
45 mins
Bake Time:
30 mins
Rise Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
45 mins


  • 1 0.25 ounce package fast-rising active dry yeast

  • 2 tablespoon sugar

  • 1 cup warm water (120 degrees F)

  • 3 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup quick-cooking rolled oats

  • 8 ounce fresh asparagus

  • ¾ cup shredded cheddar or fontina cheese

  • 3 hard-cooked eggs, sliced

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 4 ounce cooked ham, cubed

  • Spiced Hollandaise, recipe below

Spiced Hollandaise

  • 1 0.9 ounce envelope hollandaise sauce mix

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon chili powder


  1. Coat 12-inch pizza pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. In medium bowl combine yeast and sugar. Stir in water, oil, and 1/2 tsp. salt. Stir in flours and oats. Cover; let stand in warm place 20 minutes.

  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. With damp hands press dough into prepared pan. Bake 15 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, trim asparagus; bias-cut into 1-inch pieces. Place in microwave-safe bowl with 1/4 cup water. Loosely cover with plastic wrap. Microcook 1 to 2 minutes until crisp-tender; drain. Sprinkle crust with half the cheese. Top with asparagus, sliced eggs, tomatoes, ham, and remaining cheese. Bake 15 minutes more. Serve with Spicy Hollandaise for drizzling.

  4. Meanwhile, prepare hollandaise sauce according to package directions adding chili powder to dry sauce mix and lemon juice to finished sauce. Serve with pizza. Makes 6 servings.

Spiced Hollandaise

  1. Prepare hollandaise sauce mix according to package directions. Stir in lemon juice and chili powder.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

558 Calories
33g Fat
48g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 558
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 42%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 176mg 59%
Sodium 828mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 6.5mg 32%
Calcium 191.8mg 15%
Iron 3.4mg 19%
Potassium 433mg 9%
Folate, total 108.9mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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