Grilled Pizza with Canadian Bacon n Charred Tropical FruitA savory/sweet creationEntree/Main Dish
Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Total time: 50 minutes
1 can (15.25 oz.) DOLE® Tropical Fruit, drained and diced,
1/2 cup green onions, thinly sliced diagonally, divided,
1/8 teaspoon salt,
1/8 teaspoon cracked black pepper,
as needed vegetable oil,
8 ounces Canadian bacon, sliced 1/4-inch thick,
1 pound fresh pizza dough,
1-2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon olive oil olive oil, divided,
2 cups coarsely grated Fontina cheese,
1 cup DOLE Arugula,
1 teaspoon white balsamic vinegar,
Step 1: Preheat gas grill with lid down to medium heat
Step 2: Combine tropical fruit, 1/4 cup green onions, salt and pepper in small bowl. Place a double sheet of heavy duty foil on part of grill grate. Lightly brush foil with oil. Spread fruit mixture on foil; grill, turning fruit often until lightly charred. Remove foil and fruit from grill, set aside.
Step 3: Meanwhile , brush small section of grill grate with oil. Cook Canadian bacon on both sides until grill marks appear. Remove slices and coarsely chop; set aside. Turn one burner to high and other burners to medium low.
Step 4: Divide pizza dough in half. On floured surface, roll and stretch each half to a 10 x 5-inch rectangular. Brush 1/2 tablespoon olive oil on one side of each crust; place oil-side down on grill plate and place over medium low side of grill. Cook with lid down 3 to 5 minutes or until golden brown on bottom, breaking up any large bubbles in crust, if necessary with tongs.
Step 5: Brush top of crusts with remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil before turning crust to grill second side. Quickly top each crust with 1 cup cheese to 1/2-inch of edges. Top each with bacon and fruit mixture. Cook with lid down 3 to 5 minutes or until golden brown and crisp on bottom and cheese starts to melt.
Step 6: Meanwhile , toss together arugula, remaining 1/4 cup green onions, 1 teaspoon olive oil and balsamic vinegar in small bowl. Evenly divide arugula mixture over pizzas.