PUMPKIN PIZZA WITH SAGED BROWN BUTTER WITH WALNUTS, TOPPED WITH PECORINO ROMANO AND SAGE CHIFFONADE

 

  • Cooking Time: 8-10
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 1/3 – 1/2 cup Pumpkin slices
  • 4 TB butter
  • 9-10 Sage Leaves
  • 3 oz Shredded Mozzarella
  • 4 oz Grated Pecorino Romano
  • Cracked Black pepper
  • Kosher Salt
  • ¼ Cup Broken Walnuts

Directions

  • Cut pumpkin into ¼ inch thick slices then cut into 1 inch chunks.
  • You will need about 1/3 – 1/2 cup of slices for a 12 inch pizza.
  • Heat butter or olive oil in a sauté pan and Saute pumpkin until golden brown.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a small sauce pan, place 4 TB butter and melt over medium heat
  • Tear 6 large sage leaves into 3 pieces and add to the melted butter.
  • Continue cooking the butter until it starts to brown.
  • Remove from heat and add a pinch of Kosher Salt.
  • Remove the sage leave bits and set aside.
  • Prepare your crust.
  • Using a pastry brush, brush sage butter over the crust.
  • Sprinkle crust with a small amount of Pecorino Romano Cheese
  • Add your Pumpkin Slices.
  • Sprinkle with a little shredded Mozzarella and a little more Pecorino.
  • Add 3 – 4 chiffonade sage leaves and Walnuts then sprinkle with Cracked Black Pepper.
  • Sprinkle a little more Mozzarella and a little more Pecorino Romano.
  • Bake Pizza on a preheated stone for 8-10 minutes
  • Remove from oven, drizzle with sage butter and let set a few minutes before cutting to allow the cheese to set

Notes

I love making Pizza... I love Pumpkin ... Not as in Pumpkin Pie, but as in savory Pumpkin Soup and Pumpkin Sauted with browned butter and sage.

Pumpkin, It's not just for Dessert anymore....

Categories: Italian  North American  Pizza 

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