Last week, I shared my recipe for a BLT with Avocado Spread, a sammich I like to make when my schedule gets super busy. This Kimchi and Bacon Pizza is another quick and easy recipe perfect after a long work day. The secret to whipping up a delicious pizza in a matter of moments? Pre-made dough. Making dough from scratch is simple; however, I find all of the kneading and rising and waiting and resting quite off-putting. Especially when I’ve been working 50 – 60 hour weeks! Instead, I purchase dough from a local pizzeria for a buck or two. I urge you to call around to your local pizza parlors (not Papa John’s or Dominoes), and ask them if they sell dough. You’d be surprised at how many say yes!
Topped with smokey bacon and salty-sour kimchi, this pizza is bold, fragrant and packed with mouth-watering flavor. After just one bite, you won’t be able to stop eating (I know I couldn’t!). Kimchi, usually an acquired taste, can vary greatly based on where you buy it. Don’t be afraid of it though I found a delicious organic kimchi at a local farmer’s market. If you don’t like the first one you taste, try another brand! When cooked in the oven, the kimchi mellows out a bit, and melts into the cheese and tomato sauce, creating something quite harmonious. Continue reading for the recipe.