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Fig jam, onion and goat cheese pizza

Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New ...

Gourmet time!

Looking to go gourmet? Or maybe you just want a simple appetizer treat? This crispy pizza is packed full of flavor and perfect for almost any night of the week.

Gourmet time!

Looking for a tasty alternative to your traditional Friday night pizza? This pizza has been jazzed up with sharp goat cheese, sweet fig jam, mellow red onions and topped with a sprinkle of fresh arugula. You will love this gourmet twist!

Fig jam, onion and goat cheese pizza recipe

Yields 1 large pizza


  • 1 pound pizza dough
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/4-1/3 cup fig jam
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 1 large handful arugula


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Stretch dough into a round, oval or square shape. You can also split the dough into two chunks and two smaller pizzas as well.
  4. After your dough is stretched and placed onto the parchment paper, baste it with the olive oil.
  5. Spread out the crumbled goat cheese and then the fig jam.
  6. Top with red onion, sprinkle with kosher salt and pepper and bake for about 18 minutes until the dough and toppings are golden brown.
  7. Remove pizza from the oven and top warm pizza with arugula. Let sit for 5 minutes and enjoy.

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