Caramelized Onion, Kale, Pepper And Egg Pizza

"Kale, sweet & hot peppers with caramelized onion pizza. Oh and an egg on top, of course"
-- @tylerwesterfield

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Prep time 25mins
Serves or Makes: 8

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  • 1 fresh pizza crust, unbaked (homemade or store bought)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 large yellow onion, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
  • 1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper, divided
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano, divided
  • 1 bunch kale, chopped
  • 1 cup fresh tomato puree
  • 3/4 cup freshly shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 marinated cherry peppers, rinsed and sliced
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • 4 large eggs


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 500˚F. Heat butter and 2 Tbsp. olive oil in a medium sauté pan over medium heat until foaming.

  • Step 2

    Add onions, 1 tsp. salt, ½ tsp. pepper, and 1 tsp. dried oregano. Cook slowly, adjusting heat as necessary, until onions caramelize but do not burn, about 15 minutes. Transfer onions to a bowl and set aside to cool.

  • Step 3

    Return sauté pan to heat and add 1 Tbsp. olive oil; heat until shimmering. Quickly sauté kale with remaining salt and pepper; cook kale for only 2-3 minutes to prevent a soggy pizza topping.

  • Step 4

    Assemble the pizza by first brushing remaining 2 Tbsp. olive oil on a baking sheet and spreading dough in a 12”x10” rectangle. Layer pizza toppings: remaining oregano, tomato sauce, cheese, caramelized onions, sliced peppers, sautéed kale, and a sprinkling of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. Create four faint dents to place eggs after prebaking.

  • Step 5

    Bake pizza for 4 minutes, then remove from oven. Crack one egg into a small prep bowl and carefully pour each egg, one at a time, into each of the four dents in the topping.

  • Step 6

    Return pizza to oven for an additional 8-10 minutes, or until crust is browned, kale is crispy, and eggs are cooked to desired doneness. Slice and enjoy!