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What sauce would you use on a fig, goat cheese & prosciutto pizza?

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DBinNOLA Oct 29, 2010 10:32 AM

What sauce would you use on a fig, goat cheese & prosciutto pizza? Don't know if it should be a standard tomato based sauce, pesto or alfredo sauce. What are your suggestions?

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    mrsgodfrey Oct 29, 2010 10:38 AM

    I wouldn't use a "sauce", just some really nice olive oil and salt and pepper, maybe some chili flake. Let those other flavors shine.

    1. Cherylptw Oct 29, 2010 10:38 AM

      If it were me, I'd mix the goat cheese with a bit of pure maple syrup and use that to spread on the crust; top with prosciutto & sliced figs

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        Bigley9 Oct 29, 2010 10:39 AM

        I agree with mrsgodfrey. Maybe a little balsamic

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          mrsgodfrey Oct 29, 2010 11:00 AM

          Good call!

        2. Phurstluv Oct 29, 2010 10:54 AM

          No sauce necessary.

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            cheesemaestro Oct 29, 2010 11:35 AM

            Another recommendation for no sauce. You have three wonderful and complementary flavors already. There's something called balsamic fig condiment. If you can manage to get some, you could brush a little on the dough to enhance the fig flavor. Or you might try a little not-too-sweet fig jam. Otherwise, you're better off with just the three three star ingredients.

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              sparkareno Oct 29, 2010 11:37 AM

              Maybe mix a little fig jam w/balsamic or with the goat cheese?

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                ESNY Oct 29, 2010 11:49 AM

                Don't use a sauce at all. it would ruin it. If you want, after you pull the pie from the oven, you can drizzle or mist if you have a mister with balsamic vinegar but don't put it on before cooking.

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                  jaykayen Oct 29, 2010 11:51 AM

                  Depends how good your prosciutto is. Balsamic if you must, but just olive oil is my preference. Port reduction would be interesting.

                  1. lexuschef Oct 29, 2010 11:54 AM

                    How about a bit of browned butter with sage on the crust?

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                      DBinNOLA Oct 29, 2010 11:55 AM

                      Thanks for the replies - I will brush the crust with only olive oil! Can't wait to put it on the grill and enjoy.

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