Prosciutto, Crispy Sage, and Pear Pizza



  • fresh pizza dough
  • marinara sauce (as much or as little as you like … I used 1 cup
  • 4 ounces prosciutto, cut into strips
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chopped sage
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1/2 pear, sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups fontina cheese, shredded
  • 1/8 cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • sea salt (for sprinkling crust)
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper


  1. Set dough out to rise on a floured bread board.
  2. Form dough on pizza pan and sprinkle with sea salt.
  3. Bake dough in a preheated 425 degree oven for 8-10 minutes.
  4. Heat olive oil in small sauté pan.
  5. Sauté garlic for 30 seconds, just until fragrant. Remove from pan and set aside.
  6. In same pan, sauté sage for 1-1/2 to 2 minutes. Turn off heat and let sage sit in pan. It will become crispy.
  7. Spread marinara sauce on pre-baked crust.
  8. Sprinkle cheese on pizza.
  9. Add prosciutto, garlic, sage, sliced pear and red onion to pizza.
  10. Sprinkle pizza with crushed red pepper flakes.
  11. Bake for 12-15 minutes, until cheese is melted.
  12. Enjoy!

Until next time, Kris