Bacon + Date Pizza with Cauliflower Crust and Green Chili Jam

August 29, 2020

Hey, y’all! I am excited to introduce you to my newest recipe: Green Chili Jam Bacon + Date Cauliflower Pizza. A mouthful? Certainly. Jam-packed with flavor? Like you’ve never tasted before.

Green Chili Jam - Bacon Date Pizza

The star of the show is the Green Chili Jam, which is a product of Louisville-based Big Whisk Brands. I recently became aware of the jam, and to understate, I’ll say this: it’s incredible.

About Green Chili Jam

Green Chili Jam is a custom product that is made for my fellow food lovers. It starts off sweet, yet finishes with the perfect amount of heat. It’s used in a plethora of ways: as a topping, sauce base, dressing, glaze/marinade, and simply as a jam/spread. Natural incorporations include tacos, pizzas, nachos, meats, and biscuits — however, if you’re like me, a simple taste of it will have you planning an entire menu based around it!

Green Chili Jam

The best part? Award-winning Green Chili Jam is all-natural, gluten free, and vegan. Need I say more?

Green Chili Jam Bacon + Date Cauliflower Pizza

I was inspired to make this recipe due to my recent addiction: medjool dates. Dates are a variety of sweet, flavorful fruit — they are great to use in cooking and for snacking! The heat/kick of the Green Chili Jam paired really well with the sweetness of the dates, too. For a little salt, I decided to add bacon – because, well, everything is better with bacon. Am I right (or am I right)?

Green Chili Jam - Bacon Date Pizza

Lastly, I chose to use a store-bought cauliflower crust. You can most certainly make this on a traditional pizza crust or any other flatbread of your choosing. I chose cauliflower, as it has proven to be a go-to during my weight loss journey. I purchase my cauliflower crusts from Kroger and Trader Joe’s.

Green Chili Jam

The Recipe

Green Chili Jam Bacon + Date Cauliflower Pizza

Ingredients:

1 Store-bought Cauliflower Pizza Crust

3/4 Jar of Green Chili Jam (used as the pizza sauce + on top!)

6 Slices of Bacon, cooked and chopped

8 oz. Fresh Mozzarella

6 Medjool Dates, pitted and chopped

Cherry Tomatoes, for garnish

Basil, for garnish

Directions:

  1. Cook store-bought cauliflower crust according to given directions.
  2. Once done, use roughly 1/2 jar of Green Chili Jam and spread evenly over the crust.
  3. Top the pizza with sliced dates, chopped bacon, and fresh mozzarella. Add additional Green Chili Jam on top if desired (I used another 1/4 of the jar).
  4. Bake at 400 degrees for roughly 10-14 minutes; broil for an additional 1-2 minutes, watching carefully.
  5. Garnish with cherry tomatoes + basil.
  6. Slice and enjoy!

It’s as easy as that, y’all!

Purchasing Green Chili Jam

You can purchase Green Chili Jam here. Luckily, Big Whisk Brands was kind enough to offer a discount code for JCP Eats readers: JCPEATS-GCJ2020.

Use this code to buy one jar, get one free!

Green Chili Jam - Bacon Date Pizza

Y’all come back now, ya hear?

My best,

JC

Thank you to both Big Whisk Brands + Green Chili Jam for partnering with me on this post, along with y’all for supporting those that make JCP Eats possible. All opinions are my own.

Green Chili Jam - Bacon Date Pizza

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