Jalapeño Popper Pizza
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Yield: 1 regular sized pizza
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 slices bacon, chopped
  • 2 jalapeños, sliced
  • ½ small onion, sliced
  • ¼ cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 ball pizza dough, homemade or store-bought
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1½ cups grated mozzarella cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees F. Lightly coat a pizza pan with olive oil.
  2. Place the bacon on a cooling rack on a cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes or until completely cooked. Chop on a cutting board. Set aside.
  3. Sprinkle cornmeal onto prepared pizza pan. Roll out the pizza dough (or use your fingers) to measure about 10 inches across. Carefully transfer to prepared pizza pan.
  4. Spread the cream cheese evenly over the top, leaving a 1-inch border. Top with mozzarella cheese, jalapeños, onion, and bacon.
  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and cheese is 100% melty goodness.
  6. Slice the pizza using a pizza cutter and serve.
Recipe adapted from Damn Delicious
Recipe by Natural Chow at http://naturalchow.com/2014/09/jalapeno-popper-pizza/