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Caramelized Onion-Pear Pizza

Leigh Beisch
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 slice)
Make a gourmet-style pizza by topping a ready-made crust with caramelized onion, fresh pear slices, Gorgonzola cheese and chopped walnuts. 

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 6 cups sliced onion
  • 1 (10-ounce) Italian cheese-flavored thin pizza crust (such as Boboli)
  • 1 cup thinly sliced Bartlett pear
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) preshredded pizza-blend cheese
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 399
  • fat 14 g
  • satfat 5 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 2 g
  • protein 14 g
  • carbohydrate 57 g
  • fiber 6 g
  • cholesterol 19 mg
  • iron 3 mg
  • sodium 633 mg
  • calcium 231 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425°. Melt butter in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 15 minutes. Place crust on baking sheet. Spread onion over crust, leaving a 1/2-inch border; top with pear, cheeses, nuts, and salt. Bake at 425° 15 minutes.