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
122
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.

 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
7g
10%
Sugar
3g
3%
Saturated Fat
4g
17%
Cholesterol
24mg
8%
Carbohydrate, by difference
7g
5%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
78µg
11%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
163mg
16%
Choline, total
9mg
2%
Folate, total
3µg
1%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
12mg
4%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
140mg
20%
Selenium, Se
4µg
7%
Sodium, Na
104mg
7%
Water
22g
1%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

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.