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Chicken Bacon Apple Fig Pizza

with goat cheese, zucchini ribbons, sweet onions and a maple balsamic drizzle  … Inspired by ChinDeep … plus a collection of fig recipes

Chicken Bacon Apple Fig Pizza with Goat Cheese & Maple Balsamic Drizzle ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #easy #thincrust #pizza #recipe

Or perhaps, since I “cheated” on the crust and used a tortilla in place of the pizza crust, we should call it a Tortizza?  Whatever you call it, it’s easy, delicious, and on the table in a jiffy.

I wanted to make the Bacon Fig Grilled Pizza that ChinDeep posted, but I didn’t have time to make up a crust and start up the grill and all that, so I just pulled out a tortilla, put it on my pizza stone and it made a marvelous super-thin-crust for a pizza. If you want a thicker crust, you can certainly use your own recipe for crust or even a store-bought crust or perhaps some Naan (flat bread) in place of the tortilla. The toppings would be delightful on just about any crust you can imagine.

We had some rotisserie chicken in the fridge, so I used some of that on the pizza. I can’t begin to tell you how delightful balsamic roasted figs are, especially when they’re paired with maple roasted apple slices, juicy chicken, salty bacon and creamy goat cheese. Your taste buds will be singing when you eat this. If you have several mouths to feed, plan on making a few of these Tortizzas because they’ll go fast.

Chicken Bacon Apple Fig Pizza

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 1 pizza

Chicken Bacon Apple Fig Pizza

Ingredients

  • 1/2 - 3/4 of a honeycrisp apple, sliced very thin
  • 2 - 3 fresh figs
  • A bit of real maple syrup
  • A bit of balsamic vinegar
  • 1 large flour tortilla (for the "crust")
  • Shredded Italian blend of cheeses
  • 2 - 3 Tablespoons chopped cooked chicken
  • 1 slice bacon, cooked & crumbled
  • 2 - 4 Tablespoons of goat cheese crumbles
  • Several very thin slices of sweet onion (such as Vidalia)
  • A few fresh rosemary leaves, chopped fine
  • A sprig of fresh thyme leaves
  • A few zucchini ribbons (made by "slicing" zucchini with a vegetable peeler, optional)

Instructions

  1. Put your pizza stone in the oven and preheat the oven to 400 F. Spray a small baking pan with a lip with cooking spray, then lay the apple slices on one side and the figs on the other. Brush the apple slices with maple syrup and drizzle a bit of balsamic vinegar over the figs. Bake for about 8 minutes or until the figs and apples are tender.
  2. Set the oven temp to 450 F. When it is hot, slide the tortilla directly on the stone. Bake for about 5 minutes or until the tortilla starts to get crisp. Remove from oven by sliding onto a pizza peel or cutting board and flip over. Sprinkle the tortilla with shredded cheese, then arrange the apple slices and figs around the tortilla. Sprinkle with chopped chicken and bacon, then add the onion slices and goat cheese. Sprinkle it all with the herbs and top with a few zucchini ribbons.
  3. Bake at 450 F. for about 5 - 7 minutes or until the goat cheese is melted and the edges are brown.
  4. Slice and serve immediately.

Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: http://www.sumptuousspoonfuls.com/

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Chicken Bacon Apple Fig Pizza with Goat Cheese & Maple Balsamic Drizzle ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #easy #thincrust #pizza #recipe

Fig Recipes

If you happen to be lucky enough to have a bunch of FIGS and don’t know what to do with them, here’s some inspiration from some of my foodie friends:

Watermelon Cucumber Salad with Balsamic Roasted Figs (from me!)

Southern Fig Jam from Cooking with Mary & Friends

Fig Butter from Cooking with Mary & Friends

Fig Oatmeal Breakfast Bars from My Catholic Kitchen

Fig Newton Cocktail from My Catholic Kitchen

Fig Dessert Tart with Goat Cheese from La Difference Catering

Roasted Balsamic Fig Bruschetta from La Difference Catering

Bacon Fig Grilled Pizza from ChinDeep

Goat Cheese Stuffed Figs from From Garden to Soup Bowl

Bourbon Fig & Apple Sauce from Life Currents

Warm Goat Cheese Salad with Phyllo & Dried Figs from Hadia’s Lebanese Cuisine

Brown Sugar Fig Pop Tarts from Stephie Cooks

 

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12 Responses

  1. Fabulous flavors on this pizza!

    September 23, 2014 at 7:59 pm

    • Ann

      Thanks Jeni! I really loved it … glad you like it too :)

      September 24, 2014 at 6:28 pm

  2. Your pizzas always look delicious. Love the combination on this one. Thanks for sharing with Foodie Friends Friday!

    September 26, 2014 at 12:56 pm

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  4. Who can say no to this delicious chicken pizza. so yumm. thanks for sharing with Hearth and Soul blog hop. pinning. and tweeting.

    September 29, 2014 at 11:39 am

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  8. This pizza looks delicious! I love the combination of fig, apple, and bacon. It’s sweet and salty, my fav combination. Thank you so much for sharing this with us at the Let’s Get Real Link Party. You will be my featured article for this week. I hope you’ll join us for the party again Thursday 5pm EST.

    October 1, 2014 at 9:36 pm

  9. Thank you for joining us last Thursday night for #PureBlogLove Link Party on http://www.themccallumsshamrockpatch.com , we hope you will join us tonight or this weekend for week 4 (Thursdays @8pm- Sundays at midnight) Loved your blog post and look forward to seeing you again this weeeknd!
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    October 2, 2014 at 5:05 pm

  10. This pizza looks so good! I love these flavors all in one place, and on a pizza no less. Awesome. And, thanks for including my Bourbon Fig and Apple Sauce in your round up. I’ve pinned your recipe. Thanks!

    November 29, 2014 at 2:01 pm

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