Florida Strawberry Balsamic Walnut Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella and Basil



Strawberry Walnut Pizza with Mozzarella and Basil

  • 1 cup fresh Florida strawberries, sliced
  • 1 ball whole wheat pizza dough
  • 10-12 thinly sliced fresh mozzarella cheese
  • fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup walnuts

Balsamic Strawberry Reduction:

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 cup fresh Florida strawberries, diced


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a small pot mix the balsamic vinegar and brown sugar, bring to a boil, reduce, and let it cook for about 10 minutes.
  3. Add the strawberries and let it cook for about 5-6 minutes.
  4. In a pan, dry roast the walnuts until fragrant.
  5. Lightly flour your surface and roll your pizza dough into a 10-12 inch circle.
  6. Cover your sheet pan with parchment paper and transfer the rolled dough onto the parchment paper, drizzle some balsamic reduction over the dough. Follow with the fresh mozzarella and walnuts.
  7. Arrange the strawberries and bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes.
  8. Once it’s done scatter fresh basil over pizza and drizzle remaining balsamic sauce.

Recipe courtesy of the Florida Strawberry Growers Association and Soni Sinha.