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Garlic Brie Pizza Recipe

Garlic Brie Pizza Recipe

Elegant occasions require fancy appetizers like this. Family and friends will be surprised to hear just how easy it is to prep.—Gail Cawsey, Sequim, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 whole garlic bulbs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 12 ounces Brie cheese
  • 1 prebaked 12-inch pizza crust
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Directions

  • 1. Remove papery outer skin from garlic (do not peel or separate cloves). Cut the top off each garlic bulb. Brush with oil. Wrap each bulb in heavy-duty foil; place on a baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 30-35 minutes or until softened. Cool for 10-15 minutes. Squeeze softened garlic into a small bowl and mash.
  • 2. Remove rind from Brie and discard. Cut Brie into 1/4-in. slices. Place crust on a 12-in. pizza pan. Spread with garlic. Arrange cheese slices over garlic; sprinkle with almonds. Bake at 450° for 8-10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 286 calories, 17 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 426 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 13 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer