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White Pizza with Bacon and Arugula

Servings: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
This simple but irresistible three-cheese white pizza is topped with crispy bacon and fresh arugula for maximum flavor.
This simple but irresistible three-cheese white pizza is topped with crispy bacon and fresh arugula for maximum flavor.
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 of basic pizza dough recipe or 1 lb store-bought pizza dough
  • Olive oil , for drizzling
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 clove garlic , minced
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 strips cooked bacon , roughly chopped
  • 2 cups fresh arugula

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 500°F. If using a pizza stone, preheat along with the oven.
  • Roll out or stretch pizza dough to a large circle about 1/2-inch thick. Drizzle with olive oil.
  • In a bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, minced garlic and salt and pepper to taste. Spread over the pizza dough.
  • Top with mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, and cooked bacon.
  • Bake for about 10 minutes, or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted and starting to brown.
  • Toss arugula with a little olive oil and some salt and pepper. Top pizza with arugula just before serving.
Inspired by Rachel Ray.

Nutrition

Calories: 391kcal, Carbohydrates: 26g, Protein: 24g, Fat: 21g, Saturated Fat: 12g, Cholesterol: 69mg, Sodium: 897mg, Potassium: 132mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 4g, Vitamin A: 807IU, Vitamin C: 2mg, Calcium: 432mg, Iron: 2mg
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Author: Annalise

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