Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen
Episode: Pizza Party
Fig, Prosciutto and Blue Cheese Pizza
Total:
1 hr 55 min
Active:
45 min
Yield:
2 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
1 hr 55 min
Active:
45 min
Yield:
2 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Dough:
  • One .25-ounce packet active dry yeast
  • 2 teaspoons sugar 
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour, plus more for flouring the work surface 
  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour 
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt 
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for coating the bowl 
Pizza:
  • 4 slices prosciutto
  • 8 fresh figs, cut in half 
  • 3 to 4 ounces blue cheese, crumbled 

Directions

For the dough: In a small bowl, combine the yeast with the sugar and 3/4 cup warm water. Let sit for 10 minutes until it begins to foam.

In a large bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, whole-wheat flour and salt and make a well in the center. Add the yeast mixture and the olive oil. Using a fork, incorporate the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients until a dough forms. On a lightly floured surface, continue to work and then knead the dough until it is smooth and elastic, about 8 minutes.

Lightly coat a clean bowl with additional olive oil and add the dough, turning once to coat the dough in oil. Cover and set in a warm place until doubled in size, about 1 hour.

Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat and preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Punch down the dough and divide it into 2 pieces, using 1 piece for the pizza. Wrap the remaining dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate or freeze for another pizza.

For the pizza: Stretch the dough into a 12-inch circle that will fit on the grill pan. Add the dough to the hot grill pan and cook until stiff and bubbles start to form, 1 to 2 minutes. Flip and cook on the other side until grill marks form and the dough is completely cooked through, 1 to 2 more minutes.

Transfer the crust to a baking sheet. Lay the prosciutto slices over the crust, then top with the figs and blue cheese. Bake until the cheese melts, about 7 minutes. Serve immediately.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Prosciutto Wrapped Figs And Blue Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Michael Chiarello

Prosciutto, Mozzarella and Fig Pizza

Fig and Blue Cheese Flatbread

Recipe courtesy of Matt Armendariz

Roasted Fig Salad with Goat Cheese, Prosciutto and Arugula

Recipe courtesy of Laura Vitale

Fig Tart with Bacon and Blue Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Blue Cheese Souffle with Fresh Figs and Honey

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Prosciutto with Fig Tarts

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

Cupcake Wars

10am | 9c

Cupcake Wars

11am | 10c

Cupcake Wars

12pm | 11c

Cupcake Wars

1pm | 12c

Cheap Eats

2pm | 1c

Cheap Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Cheap Eats

3pm | 2c

Cheap Eats

3:30pm | 2:30c

Cheap Eats

4pm | 3c

Cheap Eats

4:30pm | 3:30c

Cheap Eats

5pm | 4c

Cheap Eats

5:30pm | 4:30c

Cheap Eats

6pm | 5c

Cheap Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Man Fire Food

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Man Fire Food

8pm | 7c

Man Fire Food

8:30pm | 7:30c

Man Fire Food

9:30pm | 8:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Man Fire Food

12am | 11c

Man Fire Food

12:30am | 11:30c

Man Fire Food

1am | 12c

Man Fire Food

1:30am | 12:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c