Sometimes when I'm deciding what to make for dinner, I throw together some of my favorite ingredients hoping that they'll taste good together. This pizzette is one of those creations, however it currently stands as one of Alex's favorite meals on the planet. I took a sheet of frozen puff pastry, topped it with some grated parmesan cheese and baked it off. Meanwhile, I also put a few pieces of bacon drizzled with maple syrup and sprinkled with brown sugar into the oven. While they were baking, I also caramelized half of a spanish onion. Putting these components together creates an incredible dish: flaky puff pastry crust, crumbled maple bacon, sweet caramelized onions, as well as a drizzle of sour cream and a sprinkle of chives- yum!!! This pizzette is perfect as an appetizer for a crowd, or dinner for two.
Maple Bacon Pizzette
1 sheet puff pastry, thawed in the refrigerator over night
1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
4 slices bacon
1/2 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp brown sugar
1 tbsp butter
1/2 spanish onion, thinly sliced
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1 tbsp sour cream
1 tbsp chives, chopped
Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Place your puff pastry onto a baking sheet, sprinkle it with the parmesan cheese, and place it into the oven for 15-20 minutes or until it's puffy and golden. Next, on another baking sheet lay out the bacon slices and drizzle them with the maple syrup and sprinkle them with the brown sugar. Place the bacon into the oven for 15 minutes.
On your stove top, place a small pan over medium heat. Add the butter and allow it to melt, once it's bubbling add the sliced onion and kosher salt. Allow them to cook for about eight minutes, turning the onions every couple of minutes to ensure a nice even caramelization. Once they're caramelized, turn off the heat and set them aside.
Take the puff pastry and the bacon out of the oven and allow them to cool for a few minutes.
Move the puff pastry to a cutting board, crumble the bacon over it, add the caramelized onions, and finish the pizzette by drizzling it with sour cream and sprinkling it with chives. Enjoy!