Pumpkin Pizza with Saged Brown Butter with Walnuts, topped with Pecorino Romano and Sage Chiffonade
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
¼ Cup Broken Walnuts
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
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