Roasted Brussels Sprouts Pizza with Prosciutto and Brown Sugar-Balsamic Onions
A great pizza to surprise your dinner guests with, this a perfect balance of sweet and salty. The caramelized onions give off a tangy, sweet flavor that pairs well with the salty feta and rich roasted Brussels sprouts. The crust is crisp on the edges and the cheese is creamy. This is delicious! Serve it for dinner or cut it into squares for a delicious appetizer.
- Serves: 8 persons
- 1(16 ounce) package refrigerated pizza dough
- 2cups sliced Brussels sprouts
- 3tablespoons olive oil, divided
- 1teaspoon kosher salt, divided
- 1teaspoon ground black pepper, divided
- 1medium red onion, thinly sliced
- 2tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 1tablespoon brown sugar
- 2ounces prosciutto, diced
- 1cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- ⅓cup crumbled feta cheese
- 2teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
Step 1Set pizza dough out to come to room temperature while other ingredients are prepared.
Step 2Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil.
Step 3Toss Brussels sprouts with 1 tablespoon olive oil, and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Arrange in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.
Step 4Roast in the preheated oven until browned and tender, about 12 minutes. Remove from the oven. Increase heat to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
Step 5While the Brussels sprouts are roasting, heat 1 tablespoon oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Cook onion in the hot oil, stirring often, until very soft and golden brown, about 15 minutes. Season with remaining 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper; cook for 2 minutes. Add balsamic vinegar and brown sugar and cook, stirring constantly, until slightly thickened and rich in color, about 2 more minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
Step 6Form dough into a 14-inch wide circle. Brush remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil evenly over the dough. Arrange onions, Brussels sprouts, and prosciutto over top and sprinkle evenly with mozzarella and feta cheeses.
Step 7Bake in the preheated oven until crust is browned and a bit crispy and the cheeses are melted, 13 to 15 minutes.
Step 8Sprinkle with thyme and cut into 8 slices to serve.