Valley Fig Growers

California Fig, Bacon, and Blue Cheese Pizza

Makes 4 servings.

Ingredients

Alfredo Nutmeg Sauce

1/2 cup heavy cream

1 tablespoon unsalted butter

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/8 teaspoon coarse sea salt

1/8 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper

1/4 cup Parmesan Reggiano

 Fresh grated nutmeg to taste

Pizza

4 slices thick sliced bacon

3-4 Croccantini Crackers

1 tablespoon olive oil

2/3 cup shredded mozzarella

1/2 cup Simply Artisan Blue Cheese Crumbles

1 cup baby arugula and spinach mix

1/3 cup stemmed, sliced Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs

1/4 cup Parmesan Reggiano

Drizzle of honey

 Salt and fresh cracked pepper

Directions

  1. For sauce, mix all the ingredients, except nutmeg, in a saucepan and cook on medium low heat. Stir constantly until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in the nutmeg. Set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. In a frying pan with medium heat, place bacon in pan and cook until crispy. Let cool. Pat off grease and cut or break into bite-sized pieces. 
  4. Place Croccantini on baking sheet, brush olive oil and then with Alfredo sauce.
  5. Top Croccantini with the mozzarella, bleu cheese or gorgonzola, baby arugula and spinach mix, chopped bacon, sliced figs, and Parmesan Reggiano. Drizzle with honey and sprinkle with salt and fresh cracked pepper.
  6. Place pizza in oven for 3-5 minutes or until cheese melts.  Break into pieces to serve.

Recipe and photo by La Panzanella.

 

Nutrition Information

amount per serving

  • Calories 431
  • % Calories from Fat 73%
  • Fat35
  • Cholesterol83
  • Protein 14
  • Carbohydrates 15
  • Fiber 2
  • Iron1
  • Sodium742
  • Calcium317
  • Potassium 195