Caramelized Onion and Crispy Pancetta Pizza

Caramelized Onion and Crispy Pancetta Pizza

Blogger Cate O'Malley from Sweetnicks shares a favorite recipe.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

4

-

1
can (11oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated thin pizza crust
2 1/2
teaspoons olive oil
8
oz pancetta (Italian-style bacon) or Canadian bacon, chopped
2
medium onions, chopped (1 cup)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
1/2
teaspoon salt, if desired
1/2
teaspoon white pepper
3/4
cup shredded fontina cheese (3 oz)
4
oz Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
Cracked black pepper
  1. Heat oven to 475┬░F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Unroll dough onto cookie sheet; starting at center, press dough into 15x10-inch rectangle.
  2. In large nonstick skillet, heat 1 teaspoon of the olive oil over medium-high heat; stir in pancetta. Cook and stir 2 minutes or until pancetta is crisp.
  3. Stir in onions, thyme, salt, and pepper; cook and stir over medium-low heat 20 minutes or until onions are browned, stirring frequently.
  4. Brush dough with the remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil; top with half of onion mixture, to within 1/2 inch of edges. Sprinkle cheeses over pizza and top with remaining onion mixture.
  5. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until crust is crisp and cheese in center is melted. Sprinkle with black pepper.
Makes 4 - 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tips:
Bacon or prosciutto can be substituted for the pancetta.
Goat cheese is also a wonderful substitution for the Fontina cheese.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.