Fig, Caramelized Onion, Prosciutto & Goat Cheese Pizza

Fig, Caramelized Onion, Prosciutto & Goat Cheese Pizza
Staff Writer
Holly Clegg

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

8
Servings
216
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Teaspoon plus 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • Pinch of sugar
  • One 12-ounce thin pizza crust
  • 2 Tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 4 Ounces figs, sliced into thirds
  • 2 Ounces prosciutto, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 Cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/4 Cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 Teaspoon dried rosemary leaves (optional)

Directions

In small nonstick skillet, heat 1 teaspoon of the  olive oil and sauté the onion, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes until it starts to turn golden. Add the sugar and continue cooking until the onion takes on a caramel color. Set aside to cool.

Preheat the oven 450 degrees. On the pizza crust, spread the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil and cover with the orange marmalade. Arrange he tcooled onions, figs, prosciutto, goat cheese, and mozzarella on the crust.

Sprinkle with rosemary, if desired. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust crisp.

 

Fig Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Fig Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
8g
12%
Sugar
6g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Cholesterol
13mg
4%
Protein
9g
18%
Carbs
28g
9%
Vitamin A
40µg
4%
Vitamin B12
0.1µg
1.8%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
5.4%
Vitamin C
1mg
2%
Vitamin D
0.1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
0.5mg
2.6%
Vitamin K
3µg
4%
Calcium
79mg
8%
Fiber
2g
7%
Folate (food)
18µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
134µg
34%
Folic acid
68µg
N/A
Iron
2mg
9%
Magnesium
19mg
5%
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
11%
Phosphorus
114mg
16%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
136mg
4%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
12%
Sodium
532mg
22%
Sugars, added
3g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
17.5%
Zinc
0.8mg
5.3%