Burrata Caramelized Onion and Prosciutto Pizza

Burrata Prosciutto and Carmelized Onion Pizza www.bellalimento.com

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of going on a media trip to Vidalia, Georgia. Being a Georgia Peach myself I was naturally over the moon excited about seeing these sweet spheres in their natural habitat. One of the things I love about my job is visiting farms, getting to know the actual farmers and seeing how much love and attention goes into growing, harvesting and packaging the food that ends up in our grocery bags and on our kitchen tables (or breakfast bar because yeah sometimes the table is covered in photography equipment. It happens).

Burrata Prosciutto and Carmelized Onion Pizza www.bellalimento.com

Vidalia Onions are only available for a short time during the year and that time is NOW. Next time you’re in your favorite grocery, grab a bag (or two) and take them home. You might even want to try this pretty spectacular pizza with caramelized Vidalia onion and fig preserves as its base. Yep Yep. That alone would make an amazing appetizer but we didn’t want to stop there we wanted pizza and pressed on. Adding a combination of mozzarella, burrata (my cheese kryptonite I can’t resist it even if I tried which is futile so I don’t) and then adding our salty element of prosciutto and peppery arugula. It’s a pretty ridiculous flavor combination that explodes in your mouth.

Burrata Prosciutto and  Carmelized Onion Pizza www.bellalimento.com

And because we love you (and The Vidalia Onion Committee is extremely generous) we’re giving away a pretty hefty gift card to one of our favorite kitchen stores – Williams Sonoma. You can enter using the rafflecopter widget below. Remember you have to be in it to possibly win it.

GIVEAWAY: $250 Williams Sonoma Gift Card!

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Disclaimer: The Vidalia Onion Committee sponsored my trip to Vidalia and are sponsoring the accompanying giveaway. Opinions are my own. Always have been. Always will be.

Burrata Caramelized Onion and Prosciutto Pizza

What You Will Need:

  • 1/4 recipe Homemade Pizza Dough
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Vidalia onion - sliced
  • 1 clove garlic - crushed
  • kosher salt/pepper
  • 1/4 cup fig preserves
  • cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup grated Mozzarella
  • 1 ball fresh Burrata
  • 2 slices prosciutto - roughly torn
  • 1/2 cup arugula

What To Do:

  1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees.
  2. Into a small non-stick skillet heat olive over medium-low heat. Add onions and garlic clove. Season with salt and pepper. Continue cooking, stirring as necessary, until onions have caramelized. Discard garlic clove.
  3. Into a small bowl, mix onions with fig preserves.
  4. Onto a clean work surface sprinkled with cornmeal, roll out dough to desired thickness.
  5. Spread onion mixture onto dough. Sprinkle mozzarella onto dough. Top with spoonfuls of Burrata and torn prosciutto.
  6. Bake for approximately 8-10 minutes OR until pizza is golden and cheese is bubbly.
  7. Garnish with arugula.
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150 Comments

  1. 101
    jeccica simpson /

    I love to make onion rings, and sautee onions for stir drys

  2. 102
    Angela Y /

    I like using them for fajitas.

  3. 103
    Kristen /

    I don’t think I’ve ever made vidalia onions, this looks really good though!

  4. 104
    kathy /

    French onion soup

  5. 105
    Joanna /

    I love to caramelize them and add them to burgers!

  6. 106
    Sents Saver /

    in my house we always made onion rings with them! my school sold them every year!

  7. 107
    Meredith /

    I love them caramelized and then on anything… pizza, burgers, salad, guacamole…

  8. 108
    Sharon Farrelly /

    I use them for everything!
    I loved them roasted or grilled

  9. 109
    amy rouse /

    grilled in butter in the summer!!!!

  10. 110
    Kim Henrichs /

    I love them in potato salad!!

  11. 111
    Vickie /

    Well..I LOVE them any ole way..mostly raw on burgers and in salad…they are so sweet..my Georgia momma eats them on white bread with butter. I like to grill them in thick slices with zucchini, tomatoes, squash, mushrooms and asparagus and garlic cloves..with olive oil and sea salt..a nice medley of healthy, delicious vegetables.

  12. 112
    Jean /

    French Onion soup!!!

  13. 113
    Bethany /

    I love to make caramelized onions to put on hot dogs or burgers – so tasty!

  14. 114
    Susan V /

    I love them Carmalized on a juicy burger….:::: swoon :::::

  15. 115
    Hilary Masson /

    Caramelized for onion soup or on a burger.

  16. 116

    This pizza looks super delish!! I love all of the goodness you packed into it! :)

  17. 117
    meredith /

    I like them sauteed on a burger!

  18. 118
    Nichol Perez /

    I love them fried in my spaghetti or scrambled eggs

  19. 119

    In a salad!

  20. 120
    Karen Lynch /

    Slice thick then put on foil square, dallop of butter, season, wrap up foil loosely, grill till tender. A must try.

  21. 121
    Kimberly C /

    I love to carmelize them and place them on a cheeseburger!!

  22. 122
    Cálaeb Temple /

    i like using vidalia in salsa.

  23. 123
    sara /

    caramelized onion jam!

  24. 124
    Mary Beth Elderton /

    My favorite is roasted Vidalia onions with olive oil, bit of salt, pepper,and Parmesan.

  25. 125
    Elle /

    I love the onions on the grill with a good BBQ.

  26. 126

    I like to use them in fried potatoes.

  27. 127
    Ashley Tucker /

    I like to make onion rings.

  28. 128
    Kristen /

    I like to carmelize them to put on burgers or steak.

  29. 129
    Kenny F /

    using them for fajitas.

  30. 130
    Tammy S /

    One of my favorites is French Onion Soup.

  31. 131

    Mmm… caramelized onions and fig preserve are just divine together! Lovely recipe Paula :)
    Cheers,
    J+C

  32. 132
    Tina W /

    I like them raw in salads.

  33. 133

    Arugula and prosciuto are perfect combination. I like the combination more when prosciuto is not baked, but on pizza it’s just haven.

  34. 134
    nilla /

    grilled for burgers

  35. 135
    Amy Clarke /

    Caramelized onions for sure!

  36. 136
    Laurie /

    I love to make 5 onion soup

  37. 137
    Ashley /

    This looks amazing!! I will definitely have to try it! I will also be making caramelized onions for our Memorial Day burgers today, yummy!

  38. 138
    ellen casper /

    Caramelized with chicken

  39. 139
    Kathleen S. /

    Sauteed w/a little cayenne, salt & pepper then put on a burger

  40. 140
    lisa /

    Absolutely making this very soon. All my favorite flavors!!

  41. 141
    Nikki /

    In a skillet with butter and garlic. Thanks!

  42. 142
    Robin C. /

    I use Vidalia onions to make French Onion Soup, it has a sweetness that’s a great foil for the croutons topped with Gruyere, it’s by far my fave way to use Vidalia’s.

  43. 143
    Kenny /

    I like them grilled!

  44. 144

    Sauteed with garlic and spices in a tomato sauce

  45. 145
    Nichole Varner /

    roasted sweet onion dip

  46. 146

    I love to wrap them in foil with olive oil and salt and grill them. They are great with whatever meat you are grilling.

  47. 147
    Kathy Carpenter /

    I like to grill Vidalia onions and green, red and yellow peppers on my indoor grill. Delicious!!

  48. 148
    Cherie Barnaby /

    I love to make buttermilk fried onion rings for topping on our burgers. So yummy!

  49. 149
    Teresa Organ /

    Homemade onion rings.

  50. 150
    Amanda Bradley /

    We make our own vegetable and chicken broths, and when cooking, sauteing, caramelizing onions, we cook them slow and low adding a little broth at a time, cook it down, then add more until we’re pleased, and/or starving and can’t take much more teasing! lol

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