Tomato, Mozzarella, Caramelized Red Onion Pizza with Micro Greens & Avocado

Tomato, Mozzarella, Caramelized Red Onion Pizza with Micro Greens & Avocado

You need:

  • 2 medium-large tomatoes
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 Tbs flour
  • 1 pre-made pizza crust (we used bamboli)
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 Tbs honey
  • real mozzarella cheese  (small ball about 4 oz.)
  • 4 slices cold press salami, cut in pieces
  • 1/2 avocado, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup micro greens
  • 1/4 Parmesan cheese
  • 10 basil leaves

To do:

To make the sauce:  Boil the tomatoes whole until just begin to boil and the skins start to crack.  Remove and dunk in cold water.  Remove skins.  In skillet, saute garlic in olive oil.  Cut out tomato core.  Place in skillet with garlic and mash with spatula until separated.  Add 1/4 cup water.  Cook on high for approx 5 minutes.  Turn to medium heat and continue to cook.  Take 1 tbs of tomato mixture and mix with 1 tbs flour.  Return to pan.  Simmer for approx 10 more minutes or until thicker.  Set aside.

To make the caramelized onions: Thinly slice onion.  Cook in olive oil on medium/low heat with honey until onions are carmelized. 

To make pizza:

  1. Put pizza crust on cookie sheet.
  2. Cover pizza crust with sauce.
  3. Thinly slice mozzarella and place on top of the sauce.
  4. Cover with caramelized onions and salami pieces and basil leaves.
  5. Bake for about 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and bottom of crust is crispy.
  6. Top with micro greens and avocado slices and Parmesan cheese.