Pear Prosciutto and Blue Cheese Pizza

Pear Prosciutto and Blue Cheese Pizza

Pear Prosciutto and Blue Cheese Pizza

Prep Time:10 minutes Cook Time:50 minutes Total Time:1 hour Servings: 4

A fall pizza with sweet pear and caramelized onions along with salty prosciutto and tangy blue cheese!

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 pizza dough
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese, crumbled
  • 3 slices prosciutto, thinly sliced
  • 1 ripe pear, thinly sliced
  1. Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat, add the onions and cook, stirring constantly, until the onions are caramelized and golden, about 30-40 minutes, before setting aside.
  2. Spread the dough out on a baking sheet, brush the oil over the dough, sprinkle on the salt, pepper, mozzarella, blue cheese, caramelized onions, prosciutto and pear.
  3. Bake in a preheated 500F/260C oven until the cheese has melted and the crust is crispy and golden brown, about 10 minutes.

Tip: If the pan starts to collect a lot of brown bits on the bottom when cooking the onion, add a few tablespoons of water and scrape them up off of the pan so that they do not burn.
Tip: Caramelize the onions a say ahead of time!
Option: Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon fresh chopped thyme, sage, or rosemary on the oil on the pizza crust along with the salt and pepper.
Option: Replace the prosciutto with cooked bacon.
Option: Top the pizza with fresh baby arugula before serving!

Nutrition Facts: Calories 555, Fat 26g (Saturated 13g, Trans 0), Cholesterol 72mg, Sodium 1353mg, Carbs 52g (Fiber 4g, Sugars 7g), Protein 26g

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