Pizza With Blue Cheese and Figs

2 pizzas
3 hr 15 min

Everyone loves simple margarita, pizza with mushrooms or corn, but sometimes I do crave a little more exciting. You wouldn’t even think how easy it is to make a more gourmet, much fancier pizza at home. To make it seasonal, I also packed this pizza richly with figs as I love the mix of salty and sweet flavors. I’ve been using yeast pizza dough this time, but if you’re sensitive, you’ll already find a yeast-free pizza dough recipe on my site. And if you’re a little wary of matured cheese, feel free to simply use brie or camembert cheese. Or, if figs may not grow in your garden, use pears instead.

Pizza With Blue Cheese and Figs

Recipe details

  • 2  pizzas
  • Prep time: 3 Hours Cook time: 15 Minutes Total time: 3 hr 15 min
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Ingredients

For the pizza dough

  • 250 g flour
  • 1 package of dry yeast
  • 125 ml warm water
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. salt

For the toppings

  • 200 g cream cheese
  • 100 ml heavy cream
  • 1 glove of garlic, grated
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 150 g gorgonzola cheese
  • 4-6 figs, halved
  • rucola

Instructions


For the pizza dough mix all the ingredient, let it rinse for at least 3 hours.
For our pizza sauce mic together the cream cheese, heavy cream and garlic.
Divide the pizza dough and roll it out as thin as possible, one at a time. Arrange half of the sauce on top and place the onion and cheese as well. Lastly add the halved figs and bake the pizzas for 10-15 minutes each.
Add some rucola leaves on top before serving.

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