Guanciale and Fig Pizza

Guanciale and Fig Pizza
Courtesy of John Gutekanst, Avalanche Pizza, Athens, OH
Recipe type: Pizza
  • 10-ounce dough ball
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 5 ounces grated mozzarella and provolone cheese
  • 4 ounces cured guanciale (or thick-cut pancetta)
  • 2 tablespoons fig jam
  • 1 handful of chopped
  • almonds, lightly roasted
  1. Form a 12-inch pizza shell. Add spinach, cheese and sliced guanciale.
  2. Take the fig jam and add a little water to it in a small bowl. This will help it drizzle better.
  3. Bake the pizza until ready to serve.
  4. After pulling the pizza from the oven, drizzle with fig jam and top with almonds.