Maple/Balsamic Baked Pumpkin Pizza with Chili Flake and Cumin, topped with Arugala and St. Auger blue
  • Cooking Time: 8-10
  • Servings: 4
  • 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
  1. Toss pumpkin with Chili Flake, Cumin, Olive oil, Maple syrup and Balsamic.
  2. Bake on a sheet pan in a 400 degree oven for about 20 minutes – Until Softened
  3. Remove from oven and set aside – Reserve any pan juices for later.
  4. Prepare Crust.
  5. Brush Crust with any Pan juices from Baked Pumpkin, Compensate with extra olive oil if needed.
  6. Sprinkle with Parmagiano-Reggiano
  7. Scatter pumpkin over crust
  8. Sprinkle with 2 oz of the Mozzarella.
  9. Dot with small chunks of Blue Cheese
  10. Bake Pizza for 5 minutes on a preheated stone.
  11. Remove and cover with Arugala and Sprinkle with remaining Mozzarella
  12. Return to oven and bake an additional 4 minutes.
  13. Remove from oven and let set a few minutes before cutting to allow the cheese to set.
The final entry in the pumpkin pizza feast... My personaly fave.. Creamy blue cheese and maple balsamic pumpkin with peppery arugala... YUM!!!