How to make brussels sprouts and bacon pizza
This pizza makes a great appetizer or meal. It pairs well with a Pinot Grigio and appears in Un-Wine’d, which airs Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. on VPM PBS.
What You’ll Need:
- 4 ¾ c. all purpose flour
- 1 package Rapid Rise yeast
- 1 t. sugar
- 2 cups luke warm water
- 1 T. salt
- 1 T. olive oil
Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Pizza:
- 2 pizza dough balls
- 6 bacon slices, chopped
- ¼ c. chopped onion
- 8 Brussels Sprouts, thinly sliced
- 8 oz fresh mozzarella, cut into small pieces
Step 1: In a mixing bowl, mix together 4 c flour, sugar, yeast, and water. Blend well then add the salt and oil.
Step 2: Pour the remaining flour on a clean surface and knead in the remaining flour.
Step 3: Cut into four equal pieces and form each into a ball. Place on a lightly oiled cookie sheet with a lot of space between to keep from touching as the dough rises.
Step 4: Lightly cover with plastic wrap and allow the dough to rise 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Step 5: Roll out the dough and place on a cookie sheet. Top with desired sauce, cheese, and sauce.
Step 6: Preheat the oven to 500 F.
Step 7: In a small frypan, sauté the bacon rendering the fat. Cook until lightly crispy then add the onions and brussels sprouts until lightly sauteed.
Step 8: Use half the topping on each of the pizzas then top with half the mozzarella on each pizza.
Step 9: Bake at 500 F. for 7 – 10 minutes depending on the oven.
Step 10: Cut each pizza into 6 slices.
Serves 2-4 people