A super simple, fun appetizer or light lunch — I actually created this recipe using leftover ingredients in the fridge. But with a little time and a little love, I was able to create something that truly tastes gourmet. Bon Appétit!

PS See below the recipe for recommended wine pairings!

Pear and Gruyère Flatbread

Prep Time: 12 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Category: Baking, Big Bites, Mains, Savory

Servings: 2 servings

Simple, fun, appetizer that uses common ingredients found at home.


  • 1/2 portion of my homemade pizza dough
  • olive oil spray
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • small handful arugula
  • 1/2 red pear thinly sliced
  • 1 strip prosciutto, sliced into short strips
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1.5 ounces Gruyére cheese, crumbled


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees Farenheit
  • Prepare a piece of parchment paper by cutting and dusting with flour
  • Roll out the dough into a long, thin, rectangular strip and place on prepared parchment paper
  • Spray the dough generously with olive oil spray and sprinkle with garlic salt
  • Lay out the arugula
  • Evenly disperse the pear, prosciutto, and onion
  • Evenly disperse the cheese
  • Garnish with more salt if desired
  • Bake in the oven at 425 degrees Farenheits for 5-8 minutes (until crust is crispy, toppings cooked, and cheese melted


Prep time does not include making the dough from scratch.


Recommended Wines: Louis Jadot Chablis, Markham Sauvignon BlancDuckhorn Sauvignon Blanc, Dry Creek Vineyards Fume Blanc, Wente Louis Mel Sauvignon Blanc

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