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Pancetta & Rocket Pizza with Red Square Cheese & Balsamic Figs
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Pancetta & Rocket Pizza
with Red Square Cheese & Balsamic Figs
2 cups (250g) grated Mil Lel Mozzarella
2 x 140g pieces Tasmanian Heritage Red Square Washed Rind cheese, sliced
¼ cup water
¼ cup brown sugar
60g dried figs, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2 tablesspoons olive oil
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 x 30cm pizza bases or use store-bought bases
16 thin slices pancetta or bacon
2 tablespoons olive oil, extra
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Heat water and brown sugar in a saucepan, stirring to dissolve sugar, and then boil for 10 minutes.
Add figs and vinegar and allow to cool.
Combine oil with garlic and brush over pizza dough.
Sprinkle with Mozzarella, arrange pancetta on top and bake at 220°C for 10-15 minutes or until cooked and golden.
Cover with slices of Tasmanian Heritage Red Square cheese.
Combine extra oil with 2 tablespoons fig syrup and use to dress rocket.
Place rocket in the centre of each pizza and then sprinkle with figs.
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