Taleggio Flatbread with Black Truffles Recipe

The Tastes of Truffle

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Truffles are a rare fungus that grow underground and have long been touted as a culinary delicacy thanks to their distinct earthy flavor and aroma. Whether chopped, shaved, or infused via oil, this luxurious ingredient can make a dish truly decadent. Here, local restaurants showcase the versatility of truffle with assorted savory recipes.

Nehemias Hernandez

Taleggio Flatbread With Black Truffles

Alleia

“I like to enjoy this truffle and Taleggio flatbread with a glass of pinot noir and our grilled romaine salad!” – Nehemias Hernandez

Taleggio Flatbread With Black Truffles

Alleia
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian

Ingredients
  

  • Flour, for dusting
  • 1 10-oz. ball of pizza dough, room temperature
  • 2-3 oz. Taleggio cheese, cut into small cubes
  • 2 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, chopped or shredded

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 450° with a pizza stone on the rack.
  • Mix the chopped black truffle with the truffle oil, and set aside.
  • Lightly flour a pizza peel. Then stretch out pizza dough into an oval shape, and place on peel. Top with Taleggio cubes and mozzarella.
  • Slide onto the stone, and bake at 450° for about 10 minutes or until cheese has melted and just started to brown.
  • Remove from oven, and cut into rectangles. Top with a little of the truffle mixture on each slice. Enjoy!
Keyword alleia, flatbread, Truffle
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