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Maple/Balsamic Baked Pumpkin Pizza with Chili Flake and Cumin, topped with Arugala and St. Auger blue

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Serves 4 | Prep Time | Cook Time 8-10

Why I Love This Recipe

The final entry in the pumpkin pizza feast... My personaly fave.. Creamy blue cheese and maple balsamic pumpkin with peppery arugala... YUM!!!

Ingredients You'll Need

For Pumpkin Preparation:
3/4 cup Cubed Pumpkin
3/4 tsp Red Chili Flake
1/2 tsp Ground Cumin
1 TB Olive Oil
1 TB Maple Syrup
2 tsp Balsamic Vinegar
Construction equipment:
1 oz Parmagiano-Reggiano
3 oz Mozzarella
3 oz Creamy Gorgonzola (Gorgonzola Dolce) In small chunks
3 oz small Arugala leaves


Toss pumpkin with Chili Flake, Cumin, Olive oil, Maple syrup and Balsamic.

Bake on a sheet pan in a 400 degree oven for about 20 minutes – Until Softened

Remove from oven and set aside – Reserve any pan juices for later.

Prepare Crust.

Brush Crust with any Pan juices from Baked Pumpkin, Compensate with extra olive oil if needed.

Sprinkle with Parmagiano-Reggiano

Scatter pumpkin over crust

Sprinkle with 2 oz of the Mozzarella.

Dot with small chunks of Blue Cheese

Bake Pizza for 5 minutes on a preheated stone.

Remove and cover with Arugala and Sprinkle with remaining Mozzarella

Return to oven and bake an additional 4 minutes.

Remove from oven and let set a few minutes before cutting to allow the cheese to set.

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