Savory Pecan Blueberry Flatbread

Submitted by: Created in partnership with the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council

This flatbread is a perfect way to enjoy more plant-based ingredients as a nutritious lunch, a fun snack, or a party appetizer.

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 pound pizza dough
  • 1-½ cups grated part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • ½ cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese
  • 4 ounces drained pancetta (bacon or ham if pancetta not available), cooked and drained
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced fresh basil
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 450o
  2. Lightly flour a work surface. Pat and stretch dough into a 10 x 14 oval; place on a large baking sheet. With a fork, pierce dough in several places.
  3. Leaving a 1-inch border, sprinkle dough with half the mozzarella, the gorgonzola, pancetta, and red onion.
  4. Bake until crust is golden brown, 12 to 14 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle blueberries, chopped pecans, and remaining mozzarella over flatbread; bake until cheese is melted and crust is golden brown, about 2 minutes longer.
  6. Remove from oven; top with basil and pepper.

Nutrition facts

Calories

464.4

Fat

25.4g

Sat Fat

7.8g

Sodium

1084.6mg

Carbs

40.4g

Fiber

3.4g

Protein

18g

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