Grilled Fig, Balsamic Onion and Gorgonzola Pizza

Fig Pizza with Gorgonzola and balsamic onions

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Grilled Pizza with Fresh Figs, Balsamic Onions, Gorganzola and Arugula- a simple easy recipe for grilled pizza and the perfect combination of flavors! | #figpizza #grilledpizza #figs




  1. Preheat oven to 450 F or set Grill to high heat
  2. Let dough rest on a floured surface 20 minutes.
  3. In a large skillet, saute onion in oil, over medium high heat, stirring frequently 3 minutes. Lower heat to medium, add a pinch salt. Continue sautéing 10 minutes or so until onions begin to caramelized and become soft. Add balsamic, sugar and pepper. Continue to cook about 3-4 more minutes, until balsamic reduces. Set aside.
  4. Divide dough and stretch into 2 or 4 very thin ovals or rounds.
  5. If grilling, place directly onto the hot grate, and grill 2 to 3 minutes ( until you develop nice grill marks) and flip and grill other side. Set aside and repeat, or if grill is large enough feel free to do more than one at a time.
  6. Rub each crust with smashed garlic, divide and sprinkle the cheeses, top with figs and onions and either place in a hot oven to finish or return to the grill, placing on top of a sheet pan.
  7. Notes: Alternatively, you can bake the pizza in the oven on a sheet pan or hot pizza stone, topping the raw dough with cheeses and figs, then placing in the oven. Bake until the pizzas are cooked through, about 9-11 minutes, remembering that the thinner the crust, the faster they will cook.
  8. Pull out from the oven top, place on a wood board, sprinkle with arugula, cut and serve immediately.


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