This may sound like an odd recipe, and it is. However, it tastes great. As a desert fruit pizza, I advise to consume it after making it, as it does not hold any ascetic values over time. This is a great breakfast pizza, or brunch, or late night snack. With all the apricots in the area ready to pick, what could be better than this on the Patterson Apricot Festival weekend?
This pizza goes well with a fine red wine, poor white wine, beer, or scotch, all depends what you have on hand.
5-6 fresh sliced ripe apricots
1/2 cup fresh blueberries
*Make your favorite pizza dough. Mine just happens to be the exact same recipe as the pre-made down at Trader Joe’s. So…..do I do ALL the work?
Again, I think not. Buy package and divide into two. You can make 2 skillet pizzas from one TJ package. If you want a scratch pizza dough recipe, my friend Maria sent me a great one. (Bottom of post)
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Spread dough out in preheated 12 inch skillet. (heat skillet on top burner for one minute, wait a few more before spreading dough) Spread mozzarella cheese on dough. Add apricot slices, blueberries and sprinkle with sugar on top of cheese. Bake in oven for 16 minutes. Remove from oven, Let rest 2-3 minutes until mozzarella sets. Enjoy!
Word to the wise. That skillet gets real hot, have a care when handling it!
PIZZA DOUGH • 2 cups flour • 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast • 1 cup warm water • 2 tablespoons olive oil • 2 teaspoons white sugar • 1 teaspoon salt Blend yeast in water and add the sugar and olive oil. Put 2 cups of flour in large glass or plastic bowl then add the wet ingredients and stir with a fork. , when the flour is wet then add your 1 tsp of salt. (In Italy we say salt is added far away from the yeast) When you have a ball you can put it out on your counter dusted with flour and begin to knead the dough until it is pliable and not sticky, add flour if need be. (This should only take a few minutes) put back into bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and put in your oven with just the oven light on. Let rise until double the size.