Fig and Prosciutto Pizza

Prosciutto and fig pizza

This prosciutto and fig pizza combines sweet and savory flavors to make the ultimate pizza. Mozzarella, fig jam, and fresh basil complete the pizza, and it makes a perfect party appetizer or stand-alone dish. 

Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword fig, figs, pizza, prosciutto
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 45 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 10 inch pizza


For the dough

  • 2 cups Kamut Khorasan wheat flour, plus more for rolling out pizza dough
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/2 tbsp yeast
  • 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, plus more for drizzle

Pizza toppings

  • 3 tbsp fig jam
  • 1 1/4 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 4 figs, sliced (about 10 slices total)
  • 6 slices prosciutto
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
  • salt and pepper to taste


Make pizza dough

  1. Add yeast to warm water and let it proof, about 10 minutes, 

  2. In a stand mixer with hook attachment, mix proofed yeast and water, flour, salt and olive oil. Mix until a ball forms, about 3-4 minutes. 

  3. Cover dough with a tea towel and let it rise for about 45 minutes. 

Make the pizza

  1. Preheat oven to 500°F. Flour a surface with Kamut Khorasan wheat flour. Roll out the pizza dough with a rolling pin. 

  2. Spread oil on the bottom of a pizza pan so the dough doesn't stick. Transfer pizza dough to pizza pan. 

  3. Top pizza with fig jam and mozzarella

  4. Bake pizza in oven until cheese is melted and crust is browned, about 10 minutes. 

  5. Remove pizza from oven and top with prosciutto, figs, fresh basil, salt and pepper.