Healthy Easy Tasty Homemade Pizza Recipes

Fontina, Caramelized-Onion, and pancetta Pizza

Most of us enjoy pizza from a delivery man. You can however save that cash and enjoy a healthy tasty homemade pizza. There are several healthy easy homemade pizza recipes, let’s start with how to make a healthy Fontina, Caramelized-Onion, and pancetta Pizza at home

  How to make a healthy Fontina, Caramelized-Onion, and pancetta Pizza at home

Each ingredient in this type of pizza contributes to its great taste with the pancetta giving it a savory taste and the onions making it sweet.

Yield:

8 servings

What you need;

Pizza Dough:

2 1/4cups flour (all-purpose)

1/2teaspoon salt

1teaspoon sugar

1 1/2teaspoons olive oil

1teaspoon dry yeast

3/4 cup warm water

Pizza Topping:
1/2 teaspoon salt

3 teaspoons olive oil

1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme

8 cups sliced onion

3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded fontina cheese, divided

1 1/2 ounces pancetta (Italian-style bacon) or Canadian bacon, chopped

Cracked black pepper (optional)

1 Thyme sprigs (optional)

1 cooking spray

 

Preparation for homemade Fontina, Caramelized-Onion, and pancetta Pizza

Directions for the Dough:

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  1. Dissolve both the yeast and sugar in 3/ 4 cup of water and leave it to stand for 5 minutes.
  2. Spoon flour lightly into measuring cups (must be dry) then level ( you can use a knife)
  3. Add salt, oil and 2 cups of flour into yeast mixture and stir to make soft dough.
  4. Flour your surface lightly. Turn the dough out and place it on the floured surface then knead it until it its smooth and elastic.
  1. To prevent the dough from sticking on the surface, add adequate amount of the remaining flour (add a teaspoonful at a time).
  2. Coat a large bowl with cooking spray; place the dough in it, turning it on coat top
  3. Cover the dough and let it rise in a warm place (85°) that is free from drafts for 40 minutes or till it has doubled in bulk.
  1. Gently punch dough down.
  2. Again cover it and let it rise 40 minutes or till it has doubled in bulk
  3. Divide dough into 2 (both portions must be equal); roll each portion on a lightly floured surface to make a 9-inch circle
  4. Place dough circles on a large baking sheet coated with cooking spray and allow them to rest for around 10 minutes

 

Directions for PIZZA:

pizza topping

  1. As the dough is rising for the second time, put a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat temperature, add 1 teaspoon olive oil in and heat; add pancetta, and sauté for 2 minutes.
  2. Add onions, thyme, salt and white pepper then cook 25 minutes or until onions are browned, keep stirring.
  3. Preheat oven to 475°.
  4. Brush each of the prepared pizza crust with 1 1/2 teaspoons of oil then top each with half of onion mixture.
  5. Sprinkle half of cheese over each of the pizzas.
  6. Bake at 475°for 9 minutes or till the crusts are crisp.
  7. Slice each pizza into 8 wedges.
  8. Garnish with thyme sprigs and sprinkle with black pepper (optional)

 

There you go, with the Healthy Easy Tasty Homemade Pizza Recipes pizza is no longer a takeout staple.

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