Overhead view of Plant-Based Apple and Cheese Flatbread on a wooden pizza board on a darker wood table with pizza cutter next to it

Bacon, Apple & Cheddar Pizza

Pizza is a Friday night tradition in our house. This Bacon, Apple & Cheddar Pizza was invented by my 14-year-old son and is now a family favorite.

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Overhead view of Plant-Based Apple and Cheese Flatbread on a wooden pizza board on a darker wood table with pizza cutter next to it
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Bacon, Apple & Cheddar Pizza

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Calories: 893kcal
Author: Kim Maes

Ingredients

  • 2 prepared gluten-free pizza crusts
  • 4 slices applewood smoked bacon , coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium apple , such as Fuji or pink lady, cored and very thinly sliced
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme , crushed
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese , shredded
  • 1 teaspoon honey , for drizzling
  • 8 leaves fresh basil , thinly sliced

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425°F. Place the pizza crusts on parchment lined baking sheets.
  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Drain on paper towels, reserving 2 tablespoons of drippings in the skillet and another 2 tablespoons in a small bowl to brush pizza crusts with.
  • Add apples to reserved drippings in the skillet. Cook 5 minutes, stirring to scrape up any browned bits.
  • Brush prepared crusts with reserved bacon drippings from the bowl and top evenly with dried thyme, salt, and pepper. Spread cheddar cheese evenly over both crusts. Spread apples evenly over pizzas to within ½ inch of the edges. Cook about 8 minutes.
  • Remove pizzas from oven and evenly spread the reserved bacon over the apples on each pizza. Cook for 3-4 minutes more or until crust and toppings are golden brown.
  • Lightly drizzle honey over each pizza. Top with fresh basil right before serving.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Bacon, Apple & Cheddar Pizza
Amount Per Serving
Calories 893 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Fat 37g57%
Saturated Fat 18g90%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 71mg24%
Sodium 1712mg71%
Potassium 142mg4%
Carbohydrates 106g35%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 657IU13%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 588mg59%
Iron 6mg33%
* 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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Tags: Apples Bacon Cheddar Cheese Kim Maes Pizza
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