Grilled Fig, Bacon and Arugula Flatbread Pizza is a sweet and savory fig pizza with salty bacon, mozzarella, fresh arugula and balsamic glaze.  It’s ready in minutes!

Fig pizza sliced with arugula and balsamic glaze on top

I’ve got two people in my life with access to fig trees, which means I’m in fig heaven.  I’ve been inundating my Instagram stories with photos of figs and fig pizza in the past week or two, so much so that people may think I’m a bit obsessed.

I’m here to tell you that I’m definitely obsessed. 🙂

Figs on a palte

Aren’t they gorgeous?

Every year I get copious amounts of figs and if you’re familiar with them, you know they get overly ripe very fast.  That means I’ve been making my Fig Jam a lot lately, as well as this Grilled Fig, Bacon and Arugula Flatbread Pizza.

Fig pizza sliced with arugula and balsamic glaze on top

This fig pizza recipe is the quickest meal ever — it’s ready in 15 minutes!  That means you can go about your day with no worries about dinner.  It’s no-stress and requires almost no clean up!

It almost sounds too good to be true, but you know I wouldn’t lie to you.

Fig pizza before adding arugula

How to make Fig Pizza

This fig pizza recipe takes all of 5-10 minutes of prep! 

  • Cook the bacon according to package instructions.
  • Stem and slice your fresh figs.
  • Top the naan flatbread with the mozzerella, bacon and fig, and grill for 3-4 minutes until the cheese has melted and the flatbread is crisp.
  • Remove from heat and top with balsamic glaze and arugula.

Fig pizza sliced with arugula and balsamic glaze on top

Recipe notes:

 

  • If fresh figs aren’t available, try reconstituted dried figs.
  • The flatbread may easily be made in the oven following the package instructions.

 

Fig arugula pizza sliced on parchment

Love figs?  See my produce guide on Figs, which includes 27 fig recipes!

More fresh fig recipes you’ll love:

Arugula fig salad

Brie with figs by the View from Great Island

Fig crostini

Fig jam

Whipped goat cheese with figs

Yield: 2 flatbread pizzas

Grilled Fig, Bacon and Arugula Flatbread Pizza

Fig pizza sliced with arugula and balsamic glaze on top

Grilled Fig, Bacon and Arugula Flatbread Pizza is a sweet and savory fig pizza with salty bacon, mozzarella, fresh arugula and balsamic glaze.  It's ready in minutes!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 whole grain naan flatbread, such as Stonefire brand
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 2-3 large fresh figs, stemmed and sliced crosswise
  • 2 slices cooked and crumbled thick-cut bacon
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze
  • 1 cup fresh arugula

Instructions

  1. Preheat the grill to medium  heat.
  2. Divide the cheese, fig slices and crumbled bacon between each flatbread.  Grill for 3-5 minutes until the cheese has melted and the bottom is crisp.
  3. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and top with the fresh arugula.  Slice, serve, and enjoy!

Notes

  • If fresh figs aren't available, try reconstituted dried figs.
  • The flatbread may easily be made in the oven following the package instructions.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

4 servings

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 730Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 51mgSodium: 1184mgCarbohydrates: 102gFiber: 9gSugar: 30gProtein: 30g

Nutrition information is mean to be an estimate only. The numbers will vary based on the quantity consumed, brands used and substitutions that are made.

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