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White-Bean-and-Pancetta Pizza
© Tina Rupp

White-Bean-and-Pancetta Pizza

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  1. 4 ounces pancetta, cut into 1-inch-by-1/4-inch strips
  2. Extra-virgin olive oil
  3. 1 large garlic clove, minced
  4. 1 teaspoon chopped rosemary
  5. 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  6. Two 15-ounce cans cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  7. Salt
  8. 4 pocketless pita or naan
  9. 6 ounces thinly sliced Fontina cheese
  1. Preheat the oven with a pizza stone to 450°. In a skillet, cook the pancetta in 2 tablespoons of oil over moderate heat, until crisp; transfer to a plate. Add the garlic, rosemary and crushed pepper to the skillet and cook for 20 seconds. Mash in the beans. Stir in the pancetta; season with salt. Brush the flatbreads with oil and spread with the bean mixture. Top with the cheese. Bake the flatbreads until the cheese is bubbling, 7 minutes; transfer to plates and serve.

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