Pizza with Figs, Caramelized Onion, Prosciutto and Goat Cheese

  • Yield 8 servings

Figs, considered a symbol of fertility and revered as an aphrodisiac, turn pizza into an alluring palate-pleasing masterpiece.

Ingredients

1 teaspoon plus 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
1 small onion, thinly sliced
pinch sugar
1 (12-ounce) thin pizza crust
2 tablespoons orange marmalade
4 ounces figs, sliced in thirds
2 ounces proscuitto, cut into pieces
1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese
1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450F
  2. Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil and sauté onion about 10 minutes, then add sugar and continue cooking until onions appear golden. Set aside.
  3.  Spread remaining olive oil and marmalade across pizza crust.
  4. Top with onions, figs, prosciutto, goat cheese and mozzarella.
  5. Garnish with rosemary and bake 10-15 minutes, until crust is crispy.

 

 

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