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Hamburg Parsley and Caramelized Onion Pizza Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 pre-made pizza crust
- 1/2 lb ground beef
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
- 1 large onion, thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Olive oil for cooking

Special equipment needed:
- Large skillet
- Baking sheet

Step-by-step instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 425°F.

2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the ground beef until browned and cooked through. Drain any excess fat.

3. Add the chopped parsley to the skillet with the cooked beef and stir to combine. Set aside.

4. In the same skillet, add a drizzle of olive oil and the thinly sliced onion. Cook over medium heat until the onions are caramelized and soft, about 15-20 minutes.

5. Add the brown sugar and balsamic vinegar to the skillet with the onions and stir to combine. Cook for an additional 5 minutes until the mixture is thick and syrupy.

6. Spread the caramelized onion mixture evenly over the pre-made pizza crust.

7. Top the pizza with the beef and parsley mixture.

8. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella cheese and crumbled blue cheese over the top of the pizza.

9. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

10. Bake the pizza in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Preheat oven to 425°F.
Serving size:
This recipe serves 4-6 people.

Nutritional information:
Calories per serving: 390
Fat: 18g
Carbohydrates: 34g
Protein: 23g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Ground beef can be substituted with ground turkey or chicken.
- Blue cheese can be substituted with feta cheese or goat cheese.

- Add sliced mushrooms to the pizza for an extra savory flavor.
- Use a different type of cheese, such as cheddar or provolone.
- Add sliced bell peppers or jalapeños for a spicy kick.

Tips and tricks:
- Make sure to cook the onions over low heat to prevent burning.
- Use a pre-made pizza crust for a quick and easy dinner.
- Serve with a side salad for a complete meal.

Storage instructions:
Leftover pizza can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
Reheat leftover pizza in the oven at 350°F for 10-15 minutes, or until heated through.

Presentation ideas:
Serve the pizza on a large cutting board or pizza stone for a rustic look.

Garnish with additional chopped parsley or a drizzle of balsamic glaze.

Pair with a glass of red wine, such as Cabernet Sauvignon.

Suggested side dishes:
Serve with a side salad or garlic bread.

Troubleshooting advice:
If the pizza crust is not crispy enough, try baking it on a preheated pizza stone.

Food safety advice:
Make sure to cook the ground beef to an internal temperature of 160°F to ensure it is fully cooked.

Food history:
Pizza originated in Naples, Italy in the 18th century.

Flavor profiles:
This pizza has a savory and sweet flavor profile, with the caramelized onions and brown sugar adding a touch of sweetness to the beef and parsley.

Serving suggestions:
Serve hot and enjoy as a main dish for dinner.

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Taste: Savory, Herby, Sweet, Caramelized, Oniony, Cheesy