Caramelized Onion, Macadamia Pesto on Wheat Flax Seed Pizza Crus
Photo by FLKeysJen
Prep Time: 40 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 5 mins
wedges of pizza
Photo by FLKeysJen
About This Recipe
"Caramelized Onion Pizza with Macadamia Nut Pesto and Whole Wheat Flax seed Pizza Crust"
Whole Wheat Flaxseed Pizza Crust
active dry yeast
whole wheat flour
flax seed meal
14.79 ml honey or 14.79 ml
Macadamia Nut Pesto
basil leaves, packed
parmesan cheese, grated
red pepper, fresh
Carmelized Onion Ingredients
sweet onions, thinly sliced
( fresh or dried)
170.09-226.79 g mozzarella cheese or 170.09-226.79 g
Directions for crust:.
Mix yeast and honey or brown sugar in warm water. Sprinkle yeast on top. Let sit 10 minutes until foamy. In large bowl, mix flour and flax seed meal with salt. Add yeast mixture. Mix well. Knead approximately five minutes. Let rise 20-30 minutes. Roll out and place on pizza baking dish. (You can decide if you wish for a deep dish or thin crust pizza). Poke the crust several times with fork several times to avoid bubbling. Bake at 350 degrees for 5-10 minutes before placing toppings on pizza.
Directions for pesto;.
Using a food processor add the basil and nuts and pulse for approximately 30 seconds.
Add the red pepper and garlic. Mix together.
Slowly add the olive oil.
Add the remaining ingredients and pulse together, mixing well.
Add the pesto to the top of the pizza crust and complete the pizza with the following ingredients.
Directions for Carmelized Onion and final assembly:.
In a large skillet add olive oil over medium heat. Add onions and cook about five minutes. Add salt, pepper and rosemary and cook an additional 15 -20 minutes over low heat stirring frequently until onions take on a brown color.
Heat oven to 475 degrees F.
Top pizza dough with onion mixture. Bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven, add cheese and allow to bake in the oven further until cheese browns. Remove from oven and sprinkle arugula over top.
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