Blue cheese & pancetta pizza with grilled peaches

Blue cheese & pancetta pizza with grilled peaches

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 15 mins


Makes 2 pizzas (serves 4)

Experiment with flavoursome pizza toppings – try salty gorgonzola and bacon with sweet grilled peaches

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal488
  • fat24g
  • saturates11g
  • carbs49g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre4g
  • protein20g
  • salt1.3g


  • ½ quantity pizza dough (see recipe in 'goes well with', right), divided into 2 balls
  • olive oil, for grilling
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 peach or nectarine, halved, stoned and cut into quarters



    Sweet, juicy and fragrant, peaches are one of the most beautiful fruit around. Around the size…

  • 6 pancetta slices



    Pancetta is Italian cured pork belly - the equivalent of streaky bacon. It has a deep, strong,…

  • 100g firm mozzarella, cut into 2cm cubes
  • 100g gorgonzola, broken into 3cm pieces



    A blue-veined cheese originating from a small town near Milan in Italy and now made by more than…

  • 2 tbsp roughly chopped walnut



    Walnuts are one of the most popular and versatile of all nuts. When picked young, they're…

  • 2 large handfuls wild rocket



    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…


  1. Prepare the dough following the instructions in Basic pizza dough recipe in 'goes well with', right.

  2. Lightly oil, season and grill the peaches in a griddle pan or on your barbecue until lines appear, about 2 mins. Remove and cut into thinner slices. In a frying pan, fry the pancetta until crisp, then remove. Cook one side of the pizzas.

  3. Top the cooked side of the pizzas with both cheeses, mixing them together. Add the pancetta, broken into pieces. Sprinkle the walnuts over and add the peaches. Grill, covered, until the cheese is melted. Scatter over the rocket and serve.

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