BBQ Flatbread Pizza Recipe

Crowd-pleasing Appetizer Recipes

 

Whether you’re hosting a dinner party, tailgating before the big game, or entertaining over the holidays, crowd-pleasing appetizers are a must. Find the perfect nibble or nosh to impress your guests among these delectable recipes from locals!

By Mary Beth Wallace

Photography by Emily Long

Sweet & Savory Flatbread

 

Luronda Jennings

 

“This flavor-packed appetizer combines some of my favorite ingredients: mushrooms, onions, and prosciutto! Feel free to experiment with the seasonings and cheeses to suit your guests’ tastes – for example, smoked
gouda or aged Parmesan makes a great substitute for the gorgonzola cheese crumbles.”

Luronda Jennings, Brainerd

 

sweet and savory bbq pizza flatbread appetizer

Sweet & Savory Flatbread

Luronda Jennings
Cook Time 12 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Barbecue, Italian

Ingredients
  

  • Pam spray
  • 1 roasted garlic naan flatbread
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 portabella mushrooms, chopped
  • ½ small red or white onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp BBQ seasoning
  • 1 tsp dill seasoning
  • ½ cup BBQ sauce (use original BBQ for a savory taste or honey BBQ for a sweeter taste)
  • ¼ cup fig preserves
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 2-3 slices prosciutto (can sub bacon)
  • ½ cup gorgonzola crumbles
  • 1 tbsp Italian or pizza seasoning

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425°. Prepare a piece of foil with Pam spray and place the naan flatbread in the middle of the foil. Set aside.
  • Drizzle olive oil in a pan and set to medium heat. Pour mushrooms and onions in the pan and sprinkle with BBQ and dill seasonings. Sauté until cooked to your preference. Set aside.
  • Mix BBQ sauce and fig preserves together in a small bowl. Taste and adjust the mixture to your preferred sweet or savory taste. Spread on naan flatbread. 
  • Add mozzarella cheese to the sauced flatbread. Equally distribute the mushrooms and onions on top of the flatbread.
  • Roll the prosciutto and thinly slice. Separate the thin slices and equally distribute them on top of the mushrooms and onions.
  • Sprinkle your preferred amount of crumbled cheese and Italian or pizza seasoning on the flatbread. Bake for 12 minutes, or until cheese is properly melted. Allow flatbread to cool for about 3 minutes before slicing. Slice into 4, 6, or 8 pieces for serving.

Notes

"This flavor-packed appetizer combines some of my favorite ingredients: mushrooms, onions, and prosciutto! Feel free to experiment with the seasonings and cheeses to suit your guests’ tastes – for example, smoked gouda or aged Parmesan makes a great substitute for the gorgonzola cheese crumbles.”
Luronda Jennings, Brainerd
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