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Honey Fig Pizza with Feta Cheese and Walnuts

Honey Fig Pizza with Feta Cheese and Walnuts – a sweet spin on pizza night!

Honey Fig Pizza with Feta Cheese and Walnuts - sweet spin on pizza night!

Friday night pizza night!

Really It could be any day that you're reading this, so you don't have to wait til Friday.

Pizza night happens to be pretty popular in my house (maybe yours too?) so sometimes I like to get a little creative with toppings.

We've seen grilled pineapple and jalapeno pizza, pimento cheese pizza, even some truffle oil pizza with pear and black olives.

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So. many. pizzas.

Honey Fig Pizza with Feta Cheese and Walnuts - sweet spin on pizza night!

Actually, the first time I ever remember eating a fig was on a honey and fig pizza. Maybe it was more of a flatbread? Pretty sure it was from a recipe booklet my grandma had from her church with family favorite recipes.

That's actually where I fell in love with the idea of honey on a pizza in the first place.

So when I saw figs were out again on my last trip to the grocery store, I remembered that pizza night and decided I had to make it again!

Honestly I don't remember what the other toppings were in that original recipe, so I turned to my new favorite resource again: the Vegetarian Flavor Bible.

Figs isn't exactly a normal topping option when you order in, so I needed some guidance.

You guessed it – feta + walnuts were high up on the list of things that go with figs.

Honey Fig Pizza with Feta Cheese and Walnuts - sweet spin on pizza night!

If you're not a fan of the idea of marinara sauce with this topping combo, you can use a little bit of olive oil instead.

I ended up using sauce, just a little less than I do on a normal pizza.

Honey Fig Pizza with Feta Cheese and Walnuts - sweet spin on pizza night!

The pictures are from the time I opted for Trader Joe's frozen pizza crusts over homemade, but it tastes even better with a thick homemade base!

Honey Fig Pizza with Feta Cheese and Walnuts - sweet spin on pizza night!

Tell me – do you like figs? Have you ever tried it on pizza?

Yield: 1 pizza

Honey Fig Pizza with Feta and Walnuts

Honey Fig Pizza with Feta Cheese and Walnuts - sweet spin on pizza night!

Honey Fig Pizza with Feta Cheese and Walnuts - a sweet spin on pizza night!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pizza dough, (homemade or store-bought)
  • 1/4 cup marinara sauce
  • 4 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 4 small black figs, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup walnut pieces
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Place pizza dough/crust on cast iron skillet or greased cookie sheet. Top with sauce, mozzarella cheese, fig slices, feta, and walnut pieces. Drizzle honey on top.
  3. Bake at 425°F for 12-15 minutes or until crust is lightly browned. PRO TIP: Turn on high broil for the last couple minutes of baking time to evenly melt and brown the toppings.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1 pizza

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 839Total Fat: 50gSaturated Fat: 21gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 26gCholesterol: 115mgSodium: 1073mgCarbohydrates: 68gFiber: 7gSugar: 47gProtein: 36g

Nutrition information is calculated automatically by an online tool at Nutritionix. It is not always accurate. Please use your own tools to check if you rely on this information.

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Honey and Fig Pizza with feta cheese and walnuts is a great way to mix up your next pizza night!

 

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Deanne

Monday 18th of September 2017

I made this tonight for dinner and it was ah-mazing! I'd never bought, used or eaten fresh figs before so it was an adventure - so thanks for expanding that horizon. (PS - fresh figs are pretty tasty; I'm going to make jam with the leftovers.) I used Wolfgang Puck's dough recipe with 1/2 APF and 1/2 GF flour to cut down a bit on the gluten. The texture was OK but the crust was a mere backdrop to the toppings. It was savory and a bit sweet, quite rich and filling. I did the broiler trick (I'm not sure I ever used the broiler in this oven before!) and it did make a difference. The walnuts and feta were toasted perfectly on top. I also used the cast iron griddle and it is my new pizza & grilled sandwich pan. Love it!

Kelly

Thursday 21st of September 2017

YAY! I love making pizza in my cast iron :) Great idea to make jam with the leftover figs, especially because you don't need too many for this pizza. The Wolfgang pizza dough with honey is a great sub suggestion too. Thanks so much for letting me know how it went Deanne!

Karl @ Healthy Kreation

Monday 4th of September 2017

Hi Kelly, this honey fig pizza looks absolutely divine. I don't know how i feel about fig being used as a pizza topping but I definitely will try it. Thanks for sharing this.

Kelly

Tuesday 5th of September 2017

Thanks Karl! I know it sounds a bit weird if you've never tried it, I hope you like it!

Karly

Monday 4th of September 2017

Oh my goshhhh does this look amazing. The perfect savory/sweet combo! Pizza night needs to happen very soon.

Kelly

Monday 4th of September 2017

Thanks Karly! It's a pretty good combo :)

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