Pomegranate Fruit Pizza with Pistachio Cream

  • Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

Pistachio Cream:
3/4cup sugar
1cup raw shelled pistachios
4tablespoons butter, softened
1large egg
1 egg yolk
2teaspoons all-purpose flour
1/2can graham cracker crumbs
Fruit Pizza:
1/2cup pomegranate arils
1 piece puff pastry, 4-inches by 12-inches
2cups sliced stone fruit, like peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums
1tablespoon lemon juice
1tablespoon sugar
nonstick cooking spray

Instructions

  1. To prepare pistachio cream:  Prepare fresh pomegranate arils, if necessary.
  2. Combine the pistachio cream ingredients in a food processor and puree until smooth.
  3. To prepare fruit pizza:  Preheat oven to 400F.
  4. Toss the sliced stone fruit in a bowl with lemon juice and sugar.
  5. Lay the puff pastry on a sheet pan coated with nonstick cooking spray.  Spread a thin layer of the pistachio cream on the puff pastry, leaving a 1/4-inch border.  Top with the sliced stone fruit and bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Check and then bake for an additional 10 to 15 minutes, if needed.
  7. Cut into wedges resembling a pizza and sprinkle with fresh arils.

Can be enjoyed warm or room temperature.  Goes well with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

 

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