Garlic Brie Pizza
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 TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.
- 3 whole garlic bulbs
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 12 ounces Brie cheese
- 1 prebaked 12-inch pizza crust
- 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
- 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.
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 286 calories, 17g fat (6g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 426mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 13g protein.
Originally published as Brie Pizza in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2005
Jan 11, 2010
Great flavor and the brie cheese is perfect on this pizza. The almonds give it a nice little crunch. I am doing a pizza night this weekend and I will definitely be making this one!