Carmelized Daikon and Bacon Pizza

Total Time
1hr
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

When we got daikon in our CSA bag, I wanted to make something a little different with it. I made pesto from the leaves, carmelized thin daikon slices, and came up with something tastier than I'd anticipated!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F, and put pizza stone in to warm.
  2. Put daikon greens, garlic cloves, lemon juice, olive oil, peanuts, parmesan, and salt and pepper in food processor. Blend until smooth, and set aside.
  3. Chop bacon and fry in medium pan until crispy. Remove the bacon, and reserve the grease in the pan. Set bacon aside.
  4. Add sliced daikon and onion to the pan. Stir to coat with bacon grease. Add 1 teaspoons sugar and 1 teaspoons salt. Turn down the burner temperature to medium-low. Cook, stirring occasionally for at least 20 minutes, or until daikon is browned.
  5. Roll out dough on hot stone. Brush with a little olive oil, and poke with a fork. Put it back in the oven for 5-8 minutes.
  6. Remove the stone from the oven, and turn up the oven to 400°F Brush the pizza crust with the daikon pesto. Add carmelized daikon and onions, bacon, spinach, and cheese to pizza.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes. After you remove the pizza from the oven, sprinkle with sea salt and pepper. Let it rest for 5 minutes before cutting. Enjoy!