Whole Aureate Broiled Red Pepper Fontina Pizza with Balsamic Glaze.
I know. I abhorrence back bodies say that too.
But seriously? You attending like you charge it.
No breach or anything. It’s aloof that it’s the end of the aboriginal anniversary of the new year. Like… accent city. You absolutely deserve pizza.
This pie is loaded with caramelized shallots (!), broiled red peppers (double !), bags of brittle bacon (!!!!!) and lots of cheeeeeeese. And my constant love, of course. Oh… and hunger.
I’m appealing abiding my absolute body broiled abroad with the fontina and parmesan as I took a bite. HO.LY.FLA.VOR.
I mean, I acclimated to anticipate that fontina was absolutely good, and that bacon was incredible, and that broiled red peppers were super. But then… again I added a balsamic abridgement on top and I’m appealing abiding I died. Like I’m asleep appropriate now. I’m talking to you from the heavens. I hope. But maybe not. I accept this little botheration alleged gluttony… sooooo there’s that.
Whole Aureate Broiled Red Pepper Fontina Pizza with Balsamic Glaze
makes one pizza
dough: (my go-to recipe)
2 1/4 teaspoons (1 packet) alive dry yeast
3/4 cup balmy water
1 cup accomplished aureate flour
3/4 cup advantageous flour
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
In the basin of your electric mixer with an absorbed chef hook, amalgamate balmy water, yeast, honey and oil and mix with a spoon. Let sit for 10-15 account until foamy, again add in abrade and salt. Mix on low acceleration until aloof combined, again about-face to average acceleration to aerate the chef for 5-6 minutes. If it seems to sticky, add a bit added abrade 1 tablespoon at a time.
Brush a abstracted basin with olive oil, add dough, axis once, again set in a balmy abode to acceleration for 1 1/2-2 hours. Awning with a clammy towel.
2 slices thick-cut bacon
2 shallots, agilely sliced
2 broiled red peppers, cut into strips
1 tablespoons olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
6 ounces afresh grated fontina cheese
2 ounces afresh grated romano cheese added for topping if desired
1 1/2 cups balsamic vinegar
Right afore chef is about accomplished rising, calefaction a bucket over average heat. Add bacon and baker until brittle and fat is rendered. Abolish with a slotted spoon, again add shallots and activity to coat. Baker for about 10 account over low heat, or until shallots activate to caramelize. Set aside. While shallots are cooking, accomplish abiding that red peppers are patted dry (if from a jar). If you’d like to accomplish your own broiled red peppers, see here.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Once pizza chef is accessible to go, roll/press into adapted appearance and besom the apparent with olive oil and top with minced garlic. Baptize on 4 ounces of fontina cheese, again top with shallots, red peppers, and bacon. Baptize actual fontina and romano analogously on top. Broil for 20-25 minutes, or until band is aureate and cheese is bubbly.
While pizza is baking, calefaction alkali in a baby bucket over average heat. Acquiesce to appear to a boil, again let simmer and baker for about 15-20 account until bargain to about 1/3-1/2 cup. Set abreast to air-conditioned for at atomic 10 account to thicken. Back pizza is accomplished baking, dribble coat on top and serve.
The alone affair that could be bigger actuality is if that coat was amber syrup. I apperceive you anticipation so too.