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Cheddar Apple Bacon Pizza

Pizza for dinner is just plain fun! This 5 ingredient (not including water, oil, salt, and pepper) pizza recipe is anything but plain. It will take you beyond just sauce and cheese with an imaginative (and delicious!) flavor pairing.

If you prefer not to make your own caramelized onion, substitute ½ cup jarred for each pizza.

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Cheddar Apple Bacon Pizza

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 5 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 pizzas
Calories: 2296kcal
Author: Gluten Free & More

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil divided, plus more for brushing the pizza crusts
  • pounds white or yellow onions thinly sliced
  • ½ teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 large apples cored and thinly sliced
  • 8 slices bacon chopped
  • 2 gluten-free pizza crusts 8-9 inch
  • cups grated cheddar cheese or dairy-free cheddar shreds

Instructions

  • Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add the sliced onions, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until deeply golden brown, 30-40 minutes.
  • In a separate large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the sliced apples and cook, turning occasionally, until the apples are soft and beginning to brown, about 5 minutes.
  • Place the chopped bacon in a cold skillet. Turn the heat to medium and cook, stirring occasionally, until browned, about 8 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  • Brush the pizza crusts with olive oil. Sprinkle ¾ cup of cheese evenly on each crust. Divide the caramelized onions evenly between the crusts and place the apple slices in a circle, overlapping them slightly. Top with the cooked bacon and cook for 7 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Cut into slices and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Cheddar Apple Bacon Pizza
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2296 Calories from Fat 918
% Daily Value*
Fat 102g157%
Saturated Fat 41g205%
Cholesterol 147mg49%
Sodium 3815mg159%
Potassium 1279mg37%
Carbohydrates 272g91%
Fiber 19g76%
Sugar 49g54%
Protein 74g148%
Vitamin A 980IU20%
Vitamin C 50.3mg61%
Calcium 1112mg111%
Iron 13.2mg73%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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