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Sunday, July 24, 2011

mangia mondays 20: caramelized onion, bacon & spinach pizza

howdy, ya'll!
welcome to


a blog hop i co-host each week with the absolutely wonderful
lisa from shine your light!

this week i'm sharing:

caramelized onion, bacon & spinach pizza


6 TBS unsalted butter, divided
2 white onions, thinly sliced
1 TBS garlic, minced
1 lb fresh spinach leaves
8 oz heavy cream
1 egg yolk, slightly beaten
1/2 lb gruyere cheese, shredded & divided
pinch of cayenne pepper
pinch of nutmeg

1. in a large skillet, melt 4 TBS butter over medium-high heat. reduce heat to medium & add onions. let them hang out & do their thing in the pan until they're nice & caramelized. {be patient with this as it does take time. mine took a good 45 minutes or so... but the effort & wait made for some tasty onions!} remove onions from skillet & set aside.

2. in the same skillet, saute the garlic & spinach until leaves are wilted. this should only take a couple of minutes. remove from heat & set aside.

3. in a small saucepan over medium heat, melt 2 TBS butter. add the cream & egg yolk; stir until combined. add 3/4 C gruyere & cook until melted, 2-3 minutes. stir occasionally. add the cayenne pepper & nutmeg.

4. preheat oven to 400 f. line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. unroll the pizza dough and pat to desired thickness on the cookie sheet. top with the white sauce, onions, spinach, remaining cheese & bacon {i saved a sprinkle of cheese to go on top of the bacon, too. :)} bake 15-18 minutes or until the crust is golden brown.


this pizza was the bomb-dot-com.
totally loved it & will definitely be making it again!
i think it would be great to slice into small pieces & serve as an appetizer or at a party.
YUM-O! :D


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11 comments:

  1. The pizza looks beyond delish-dot-com.

    Lisa~~
    Cook Lisa Cook

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  2. Oh that pizza sounds awesome! I love everything about it!

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  3. Hi Kristin,
    I shared my Shake To GO and two food related articles I hope you enjoy!

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  4. Hi Kristin,
    That pizza sounds so good. Thanks for hosting today.
    Aimee

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  5. Mmmm I'm sitting here eating (well, drinking) my breakfast and drooling over that pizza at the same time! ;)

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  6. Thanks for hosting Kristin. The pizza looks lovely. What a great combination of flavors. I'm sharing a dinner style salad with big flavor.

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  7. Good Morning Kristin,
    Your pizza looks yummy!

    I linked up my Chinese Cabbage Salad. Thanks for hosting!

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  8. Pizza, Dark Chocolate Banana Smoothie and Watermelon Martini!? Delish.
    http://homesandbabies.blogspot.com Please check out my NC Style Burger.

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  9. I believe that pizza is the bomb.com!! Sounds and looks delish!

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  10. Thanks a lot for hosting and sharing.I brought my Filipino Cocido.

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