Roast Garlic and Bacon Pizza

  • Active Time 20m
  • Total Time 1h 15m

Serves 4

ingredients

  • 2 whole heads of garlic
  • 4 rashers Canadian bacon (lean)
  • 1 quantity Yeast-free Pizza Dough (see recipe)
  • 3/4 cup Basic Tomato Sauce (see recipe)
  • 3/4 cup grated mozzarella cheese

Companion recipe: Basic Tomato Sauce Yeast-Free Pizza Dough

directions

Place a pizza brick, unglazed terracotta tile or baking sheet in the oven. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

Wrap each head of garlic in foil. Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until tender. Cool slightly, then cut each bulb in half and press out the garlic pulp. Discard the husk.

Trim the bacon of all fat and cut into 3-4 inch pieces.

On a floured surface, press out the pizza dough, using your fingertips, into a 12 inch circle (always pressing from the inside of the dough to the outside).

Place the pizza dough on your heated brick, tile or baking sheet. Spread the garlic over the surface and then top with tomato sauce. Arrange the bacon strips over the sauce and then sprinkle with the mozzarella.

Bake for 15 minutes, or until the pizza is golden on the edges and crisp underneath.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Weldon Russell. All rights reserved.

RecID 1273

nutrition information per serving

338 calories; 12g total fat; 24mg cholesterol; 1237mg sodium; 40g carbohydrates; 2g fiber; 16g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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