Normally, I think “cheese pizza” is just for my kids. You know, it’s the pizza that you only order enough of to satisfy the youngest eaters in the household and then, try to fulfill the rest of the order with “real pizza.” I definitely changed my view on cheese-only pizzas once I tried this Blanco Flatbread. It’s like all of the goodness of gourmet cheeses from your charcuterie board, except in melty, gooey deliciousness on the perfect flatbread dough.
It took me awhile to convince the hubby to release this recipe because we serve it in the Burklee Hill Vineyards tasting room, but it does really require some extra effort. So, if you go through the effort of creating this at home… well, you deserve it. If you live in the Lubbock/Levelland areas, you can always just stop in to try it yourself in our tasting room.
First, you have to make the Flatbread Dough, which you can find our recipe here. It makes 2 flatbreads that will serve 2-3 people, so double all of the recipes for 4-6 to enjoy. I’ve provided the below directions to make 4 flatbreads, so increase or decrease as necessary. This is seriously the best flatbread dough, but if you know me, you know there is zero judgment for picking up some dough or ready made crust for a quick weeknight dinner.
Second, you make the honey goat cheese spread, but it’s pretty straight forward.
Honey Goat Cheese Spread
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup honey
- 8 oz. cream cheese
- 4 oz. goat cheese
Directions: blend together in a bowl with a mixer.
The amazing part of this Honey Goat Cheese Spread is you can mix it up for so many potential, delicious recipes, like enjoying it as a dip with crackers with drizzled olive or truffle oil. But, use of this spread on the Blanco Flatbread is pretty fantastic, so let’s keep going.
- 8 tbsp. olive oil (2 tbsp. per flatbread)
- drizzle of white truffle oil
- 4 oz. goat cheese
- 4 oz. mozzarella
- 4 oz. feta cheese
- garnish of microgreens
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees
- After combining Honey Goat Cheese Spread and cooking flatbread, drizzle olive oil over flatbread.
- Smear Honey Goat Cheese Spread across the flatbread (keep any extra spread for dipping crackers later)
- Sprinkle additional goat cheese, mozzarella, and feta cheese
- Cook at 425 degrees directly on oven rack for 6-8 minutes or until outer edges of crust are golden brown and cheese is bubbly
- Drizzle white truffle oil and garnish with micro-greens
The truffle oil is really key. It’s what brings all the different white cheeses together in the most incredible way. It’s what makes the Blanco Pizza more than just any other ordinary cheese pizza and transforms it to a gourmet delight. I recommend pairing with a bold red wine. Yes, I said it. I would pair a white cheese pizza with a bold red wine, like a Tempranillo or rich Bourdeaux blend, like the Trilogy 331. As always, choose the wine that you believe pairs best!
It is definitely best served warm and gooey, like any good cheese pizza, of course.
Cheers – E