Caramelized Onion-Pear Pizza

onion-pear-pizza Recipe
Leigh Beisch
Make a gourmet-style pizza by topping a ready-made crust with caramelized onion, fresh pear slices, Gorgonzola cheese and chopped walnuts. 


4 servings (serving size: 1 slice)

Nutritional 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


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


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.

Jerry Gulley II,


June 2004
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