Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Caramelized Onion & Prosciutto Pizza



Hi Readers!  Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving!  I'll recap some of our trip on Ethan's 5 Month post tomorrow...but we had a great time visiting my family down in Orange County and celebrating baby's first Thanksgiving!  :)


I thought I would share a little recipe, though I know we're still recovering from our Thanksgiving comas.  If you're looking for something easy, yet still worthy of a meal for date night, check this one out.  It comes from The Pioneer Woman and I'm shocked that I actually enjoyed it since it involves red onion {which I am still not super keep on ever since the pregnancy}.  And while I'm also not a huge meat fan, I do love THINLY sliced prosciutto...the key being thin sliced.  It should be paper thin...and is best enjoyed fresh from the butcher.  

{Ingredients}


1 whole Pizza Crust
Olive Oil, For Drizzling
1 whole Large Red Onion, Halved And Thinly Sliced
1/4 cup Brown Sugar
Kosher Salt To Taste
Parmesan Cheese, Grated
10 ounces, weight Fresh Mozzarella Cheese, Thinly Sliced
8 slices Prosciutto (more To Taste)


{Method}

Preheat oven to 500 degrees.

Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet. Add onions and brown sugar and toss/stir for several minutes, or until onions are brown and cooked. Set aside.

Roll out pizza dough to a rectangular shape. Drizzle on olive oil, sprinkle on a little salt, followed by a little Parmesan.

Lay slices of mozzarella evenly over the top of the crust. Arrange caramelized onions over the top of the mozzarella. Randomly lay slices of prosciutto over the onions.

Bake for 15 to 17 minutes in the lower half of the oven, or until crust is golden brown. Remove from oven and cut into squares. Serve immediately.


If you've ever had prosciutto, then you know it's salty and delicious!  The caramelized onions actually add a bit of sweet to it, which makes it the perfect combination of salty sweet.

Hope you enjoy!

xo natasha

21 comments:

  1. Jurgen would LOVE this! Anything with prosciutto and he is a goner :)

    xxx
    Jenna

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  2. This pizza looks like pure perfection! Yum. Might make this weekend. I always love Pioneer Woman!

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  3. We're always looking to spice up our Friday night pizza routine and this looks oh so good! and Pioneer Woman is just the best!

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  4. This looks and sounds so good!


    =)


    Happy Holidays,


    Brooke

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  5. This sounds amazing!!! I can't wait to try it out!

    Chelsea
    Haute Child in the City

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  6. This looks heavenly! I just pinned it so I'll remember to make it :)

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  7. This looks delicious! I need to try it!

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  8. Wow, that looks amazing. Thanks for sharing!

    Tara

    http://madmaxandfamily.blogspot.com

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  9. I make a version of this with carmelized red grapes. It sounds weird but it is delicious.

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  10. Yum! Okay may have to try this one this week!!!

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  11. This looks and sounds super yummy! And I can never pass up a good pizza :)

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  12. Beautiful looking pizza Natasha! I love anything with prosciutto on it! That salty goodness lol :)

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  13. Looks delicious!! I love the Pioneer Woman's recipes. I made a couple of her desserts for Thanksgiving and they were scrumptious. Another scrumptious dessert was your recipe for the Pumpkin bars. They were a hit! I saw a cute photo of you, Courtney and sweet little baby Schue. He's adorable Natasha.

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  14. WOW! Looks so good! Billy would definitely eat this in like .3 seconds I know it.

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  15. Ugh. This looks so good. I'm drooling all over my keyboard. :)

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