Harvest Appetizer Pizza w/ California Walnuts, Fresh Figs & Goat Cheese

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Harvest Appetizer Pizza w/ California Walnuts, Fresh Figs & Goat Cheese
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Ingredients

  • 1 prepared thin pizza crust (pre-baked, not dough
  • 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, plus extra for misting
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 fresh figs, sliced thin and divided (can use dried figs and soak in water for 10 minutes)
  • 1 cup chopped California walnuts, divided
  • 6 oz. crumbled goat cheese
  • 2 cups of organic spring greens
  • 1 T. lite bottled balsamic vinaigrette dressing

Preparation

Preparation

1 Preheat oven to 450° F.

2 Mist the pizza crust with olive oil, set aside.

3 In a medium-sized nonstick pan over medium-high heat, sauté the onion in olive oil until the edges are brown.

4 Season to taste with salt and pepper.

5 Spread the onions on the pizza crust, followed by half of the fig slices, half of the walnuts, and half of the goat cheese.

6 Reduce the oven temperature to 425° F. Bake the pizza on the oven rack for 10 minutes.

7 Meanwhile, toast the remaining walnuts over medium heat.

8 Remove the pizza from the oven and cool for 5 minutes.

9 Meanwhile, toss the spring greens with the balsamic vinaigrette and place on top of the pizza.

10 Top the pizza with the remaining figs, toasted walnuts, and goat cheese.

Source: California Walnut Board