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Garlicky Kale and Bacon Pizza (cheese-free)

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 20 min
  • 35 min
  • $
Gatheredtable
adapted fromJust A Taste

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups kale
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced red onions
  • 4 strips bacon
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound pizza dough
  • 2 tablespoons cornmeal, for dusting baking sheet

Directions

Prep: 1. Preheat oven to 450 (500 if your oven goes that high). 2. De-rib and chop kale. 3. Mince garlic and slice onion. Make: 1. In a skillet, cook the bacon over medium-low heat. Transfer bacon pieces to a large bowl. Reserve some bacon drippings. 2. Crumble bacon and toss with kale, olive oil and garlic. 3. Roll out pizza dough on a lightly floured surface until it is roughly 12 inches wide and 1/4-inch thick. 4. Sprinkle a baking sheet liberally with cornmeal. Transfer dough to baking sheet. 5. Place kale-bacon mixture on top of crust, then top all with sliced red onions. 6. Brush border of pizza dough with reserved bacon drippings. 7. Bake for 10-12 minutes.

Notes

We LOVE homemade pizza, it's faster and easier than take out. A few basic tips make this favorite really shine - http://blog.gatheredtable.com/2015/04/13/homemade-pizza-101/

Goes great with these recipes

Shaved Fennel Salad
Cabbage and Kohlrabi Salad
Simple Arugula Salad with Avocado
Garlic and Herb Tomatoes
Simple Green Salad

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