Seafood Primavera Pasta Pizza

Course : Seafoods
Serves: 10
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-----pasta crust-----
8 ounces uncooked vermicelli -- or angle hair pasta
1/4 cup butter -- melted
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
1 1/2 teaspoons garlic salt
3 large eggs -- beaten
1 cup half and half
4 large egg yolks -- beaten
1 cup freshly grated parmesan -- cheese
1 tablespoon dry sherry
1/8 teaspoon garlic salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons butter -- up to...
4 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup sliced green onions
1/2 cup red bell pepper cut into -- 1 x 1/4 inch strips
1 clove garlic -- minced
2 cups frozen vegetable mixtures broccoli -- cauliflower, pea pod red and green peppers -- thawed
1 pieces cut up
4 1/2 ounces green giant sliced -- mushrooms, drained
3 cups seafood -- (small uncooked, -- shelled shrimp, bay and imitation -- crab meat)
1 1/4 cups shredded mozzarella -- cheese

Preparation / Directions:

Cook vermicelli to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; keep warm. Heat oven to 350F Spray 12" pizza pan or 13 x 9" pan with nonstick cooking spray. In large bowl, combine hot vermicelli, 1/4 cup melted butter, 1/2 cup Parmesan and 1 1/2 t garlic salt; mix well. Fold in 3 eggs. Spread mixture evenly in spray-coated pan, forming a rim around edge. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until set. In medium saucepan using wire whisk, beat half and half and 4 egg yolks until well blended. Cook over medium-low heat until mixture comes to a boil, stirring constantly. Add 1 cup Parmesan cheese, sherry, 1/8 t garlic salt and pepper; cook and stir until mixture thickens. Remove from heat; cover and set aside. Melt 2 T butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions, bell pepper and garlic; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add vegetables and mushrooms; cook and stir 5 to 6 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add seafood to skillet; cook 2 to 3 minutes or just until seafood becomes opaque. Fold sauce into seafood mixture. Pour over pasta crust; top with mozzarella cheese. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese melts. Broil for 2 to 4 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and lightly browned. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes. If desired, garnish whole pizza with cooked butterflied shrimp and fresh basil or garnish individual servings with additional cooked shrimp, scallops and paprika.

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