Caramelized Onion Pizza

Caramelized Onion Pizza Caramelized Onion Pizza

Caramelized Onion Pizza is unique one that most of the people like to have. The tips to make the basic caramelized onion pizza are given below. As per your taste you can also add mushroom, bacon etc.

Caramelized Onion Pizza Base

Add one table spoon sugar to a cup of warm water and to this add ¼ ounce of dry yeast. Stir the mixture well and keep it for 10 minutes for the yeast to foam. Then add one teaspoon salt to this mixture and stir well. Now you can add three cups of flour to a large bowl and to this add the yeast mixture and ¼ cup of olive oil. If you want to make whole wheat pizza base then take two cups of whole wheat flour and  1 ¼ cup of white flour. Knead the mixture well until you get a smooth and soft ball. Then keep it a large bowl greased with olive oil and allow it to rise for about 45 minutes. Push the raised dough down and make pizza base out of this dough with the help of a rolling pin. Now you can add toppings to your pizza.

Pizza Topping

Take a frying pan to this add ¼ cup of olive oil and heat the oil. Then add six cups of finely sliced onions to this oil. Also add six cloves of garlic, eight tablespoon fresh thyme and one bay leaf. If you are using dried thyme then add one tablespoon dried thyme.  Stir the entire contents and cook the mixture till the onion becomes smooth and soft. The onion gets caramelized in forty five minutes. Turn off the stove and then remove the bay leaf and add pepper powder and salt to this mixture and stir well.

Garnish your pizza base with this onion mixture and sprinkle it with one tablespoon of drained capers. You can also add one and a half tablespoon of pine nuts to your pizza topping and drizzle two tablespoon of olive oil over the pizza. Bake the pizza at 500 degree for about 10 minutes or till the pizza becomes golden brown in color. Care should be taken to bake pizza in a pre heated oven.