Last Updated on January 29, 2021 by The ‘Noms.
A sweet and spicy take on a fruit and ham pizza!
Pizza is one of those meals that just about everyone likes and is really easy to make at home. Pizza looks great, tastes even better and just about always hits the spot. As a bonus, it’s one of those meals that you can make with kids and get them involved in the kitchen.
Rolling the dough, picking out their toppings and sauces and also throwing on the cheese can get kids excited and enthused about a meal. We love to make small individual sized pizzas for the kids. And we let them make their own, which tends to get them to actually eat their dinner!
Of course using peaches and raspberry on this ham pizza got our boys attention and we had no problem getting them to eat this tasty pie!
This post contains affiliate links for products that we think you as readers might find useful, and we make commission off of these! For more details about our affiliates, click our Disclosure and Contacts Page.
For this pizza we decided to go with some nontraditional toppings. Of course they had to work well together to make a pie that hits the sweet and savory taste buds at the same time. We started out by brushing the dough with a simple sauce made of olive oil, garlic and salt and pepper to form the base and add a rich savory base.
Roasted onion gives a sweet sharp bite while fresh basil and chopped green onions add a fresh aromatic burst to the pie. Tart raspberries and sweet caramelized peaches add a fresh sweetness that really goes nicely with the garlic and fresh herbs.
What Ingredients are Needed in this Ham Pizza?
- Green Onion
- Mozzarella Cheese
- Salt, Pepper and Garlic
- Olive Oil
- Pizza Dough
- Hot Sauce
Chopped strips of salt cured ham brings a nice saltiness that enhances the sweet and savory flavors and helps to balance out the sweetness of the peaches. Golden toasted colby jack and cheddar cheese and a sprinkle of creamy mozzarella top this pie off with a delicious cheesy layer.
To further add a bit more pop to the adult’s pizza, we added a drizzle of Crazy Gringa’s Raspberry Cayenne pepper hot sauce. Locally made in Omaha by our friends at The Crazy Gringa, the raspberry cayenne hot sauce really added a fantastic splash of heat that really complimented the sweetness of the fruit.
This pizza was a big hit at our house, and our seven year old remarked that it was like “dessert for dinner!” and our three year old going for three helpings! We loved our pizza, too, the combination of sweet, savory and spicy making each bite a tasty adventure. It was even fantastic cold!
Here are some great pizza tools to get you started!
In any event, we hope you give this unique combination a try and enjoy it as much as we did!
Like this recipe? Try these below, too!
Other Fruit Pizzas
- Blueberry Feta and Honey Caramelized Onion Naan Pizza – Kitchen Konfidential
- Blueberry Pizza with Whipped Ricotta – How Sweet Eats
- Vidalia Onion Summer Fruit Pizza – Spinach Tiger
- Picked Stone Fruit PIzza – Food Babbles
- Savory Pear Flatbread – Stonewall Kitchen
Other Spicy Pizzas
- Spicy Chicken with Picked Jalapeno Pizza – Mexican Please
- Spicy Chipotle Pizza – Cook with Manali
- Spicy Sausage Pizza with Roasted Red Pepper and Onion – The Beach House Kitchen
- Spicy Honey Soppresata Pizza – Shared Appetite
- Spicy Italian Pizza – Lemons for Lulu
Also, don’t forget to follow us on Instagram and tag #gastronomcocktails so we can see all the wonderful recipes YOU recreate from this site!
You can also subscribe to our weekly newsletter so you never miss a delicious recipe again!
This ham pizza is a spicy and sweet fruit topped one!
- Hot sauce of your choice - we enjoyed the Crazy Gringa Cayenne Raspberry
- raspberries, enough for at least 1 per slice, about 9
- Pizza dough recipe of your choice (can use refrigerated if you would like)
- Olive Oil
- Salt, pepper and garlic to taste
- 1 large peach, sliced thinly, peeled if desired
- 1/2 onion, diced
- 1/2 lb of ham, diced
- 10-12 basil leaves
- Shredded Mozzarella cheese, about 1 1/2 cups
- green onion, chopped, 1 stalk
Roll out your pizza dough, brush with olive oil, top with salt, pepper and garlic.
Distribute peach slices, ham, and onion on dough. Top with cheese.
Bake at 400 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust is browned.
When pizza is done baking, top with green onion, basil leaves, raspberries and a liberal addition of the hot sauce of your choice!
As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 146Total Fat: 2.1gSaturated Fat: 0.8gTrans Fat: 12gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 261mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 0.7gSugar: 1.5gProtein: 4g
PIN THIS PEACH AND RASPBERRY PIZZA RECIPE FOR LATER!
Interested in stocking your own home bar? Make sure to see our favorites at our Amazon Store!
If you liked this recipe, don’t forget to subscribe for new (and of course free) recipes by entering your email address on the side bar (and get all the recipes delivered to your inbox when we post), so you don’t miss out on a thing. You can find us on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter!
Gastronomblog is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.comFollow my blog with Bloglovin