Prosciutto and Mozzarella Pizza with Caramelized Onions

Prosciutto and Mozzarella Pizza with Caramelized Onions
Recipe type: Pizza
Serves: One Pizza
  • Dough ball
  • 12 ounces red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons plus ¼ cup olive oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar, packed
  • 4 large garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 2 ounces shredded prosciutto (or thinly sliced)
  • Freshly chopped thyme for garnish
  1. In a heavy saucepan, sauté onion in 2 tablespoons of olive oil until softened.
  2. Add Worcestershire sauce, balsamic vinegar, brown sugar and garlic.
  3. Cook until liquid evaporates and onions are caramelized (can be made ahead and held).
  4. Roll out dough ball.
  5. Brush shell with remaining olive oil.
  6. Top with mozza­rella cheese, shredded prosciutto, bell pepper and onions.
  7. Bake until cheese browns.
  8. Top with fresh thyme and serve immediately.