Crispy Potato, Bacon + Chive Pizza

Crispy Potato, Bacon + Chive Pizza

1 large (14") Pizza

  • 1 ball of pizza dough, rolled thin (see recipe below)
  • 2 large red bliss potatoes, washed and sliced paper thin
  • 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 2 slices of bacon, cooked until crisp and diced
  • 3 Tablespoons Italian sausage, cooked and crumbled (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary, minced
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 4 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, torn into walnut-sized pieces
  • 1 Tablespoon shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons fresh chives, minced
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper and spray with cooking spread. Spread potato slices in an even layer and bake for 10 minutes, until potatoes are soft and slightly dried. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.
  2. Combine olive oil and garlic in a small bowl and brush evenly over pizza dough.
  3. Spread cooled potato slices in an even layer over pizza dough. Sprinkle on bacon and/or Italian sausage, rosemary and red pepper over dough. Dot pizza with small pieces of fresh mozzarella and shredded Parmesan cheese. Bake pizza in preheated oven until cheese is melted and potatoes are golden and crisp.
  4. Remove pizza from oven and garnish with minced, fresh chives before serving.