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Pear and Prosciutto Pizza


Ingredients

6 cloves garlic

6 cloves garlic

½ tablespoon olive oil

½ tablespoon olive oil

2 ripe pears, halved and cored

2 ripe pears, halved and cored

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 tablespoon olive oil

all-purpose flour for dusting

all-purpose flour for dusting

1 unbaked pizza crust

1 unbaked pizza crust

1 tablespoon cornmeal for dusting

1 tablespoon cornmeal for dusting

6 ounces shredded Swiss cheese

6 ounces shredded Swiss cheese

5 thin slices prosciutto, cut into halves

5 thin slices prosciutto, cut into halves

1 (6 ounce) package fresh mozzarella, cut into small cubes

1 (6 ounce) package fresh mozzarella, cut into small cubes

salt and ground black pepper to taste

salt and ground black pepper to taste

½ tablespoon olive oil

½ tablespoon olive oil

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Place the garlic in a small square of aluminum foil. Drizzle 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil over the garlic. Wrap foil around garlic to seal.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Place the garlic in a small square of aluminum foil. Drizzle 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil over the garlic. Wrap foil around garlic to seal.

Roast the garlic in the preheated oven until soft, about 20 minutes. Smash roasted cloves with a fork.

Roast the garlic in the preheated oven until soft, about 20 minutes. Smash roasted cloves with a fork.

Place the pears in a bowl with 1 tablespoon olive oil; toss to coat. Arrange pear slices on a baking sheet.

Place the pears in a bowl with 1 tablespoon olive oil; toss to coat. Arrange pear slices on a baking sheet.

Bake in hot oven until soft, 10 to 15 minutes.

Bake in hot oven until soft, 10 to 15 minutes.

Raise oven temperature to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Preheat a pizza stone or baking sheet in the oven.

Raise oven temperature to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Preheat a pizza stone or baking sheet in the oven.

Lightly dust a flat surface with flour. Roll the prepared pizza crust dough out onto the prepared surface. Dust a baking sheet with cornmeal. Lay the dough onto the prepared baking sheet. Spread the mashed garlic onto the dough; top with the Swiss cheese. Arrange the pears, prosciutto, and mozzarella cheese onto the pizza. Season with salt and pepper. Brush the edges of the crust with the 1/2 tablespoon olive oil.

Lightly dust a flat surface with flour. Roll the prepared pizza crust dough out onto the prepared surface. Dust a baking sheet with cornmeal. Lay the dough onto the prepared baking sheet. Spread the mashed garlic onto the dough; top with the Swiss cheese. Arrange the pears, prosciutto, and mozzarella cheese onto the pizza. Season with salt and pepper. Brush the edges of the crust with the 1/2 tablespoon olive oil.

Bake in preheated oven until the cheese is melted and crust is golden brown, 15 to 20 minutes.

Bake in preheated oven until the cheese is melted and crust is golden brown, 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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