Apple, Bacon, Red Onion, and Blue Cheese Pizza

Unpeeled red apple adds a pop of color to this pizza and sweetness to contrast the sharp blue cheese and salty bacon.


Makes one pizza


8      to 10 ounces prepared pizza dough (any preferred style),
        room temperature for at least 1 hour
¼      red onion, thinly sliced
⅓  red apple, unpeeled, cored, and thinly sliced
¼     cup crumbled blue cheese
2      to 4 tablespoons crumbled cooked bacon, to taste

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (based on 8 servings):
Calories 114 (23% from fat) • carb. 18g • pro. 4g • fat 3g • sat. fat 1g chol. 4mg • sod. 256mg • calc. 24mg • fiber 1g


1. Preheat the pizza oven with the pizza stone on the rack to
2. Stretch the pizza dough to a 10- to 12-inch round.
3. Transfer the dough to the pizza peel generously dusted with flour.
4. Scatter the onion over the dough, followed with the apple, blue
cheese, and then the bacon.
5. Gently shimmy the pizza on the peel to ensure it isn’t sticking.
If the dough is sticking, gently lift the dough and spread
additional flour underneath.
6. Set the timer for 5 minutes. Slide the pizza off the peel and
onto the pizza stone. Start the timer.
7. When the timer sounds, check the pizza. If baked to desired
doneness, use the peel to remove the pizza from the oven, or
bake for 1 to 2 more minutes. Slide the pizza onto a cutting
board. Slice and serve.