Strawberry, Pistachio, and Goat Cheese Pizza

Strawberry, Pistachio, and Goat Cheese Pizza Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
This dish is a refreshing departure from traditional pizza. Substitute your favorite soft cheese or greens.


6 servings (serving size: 2 wedges)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 273
Fat 12.4 g
Satfat 4 g
Monofat 3.3 g
Polyfat 4.1 g
Protein 10.7 g
Carbohydrate 30.9 g
Fiber 1.9 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Iron 2.5 mg
Sodium 348 mg
Calcium 154 mg


1 (12-ounce) prebaked pizza crust (such as Mama Mary's)
1/3 cup (3 ounces) crumbled goat cheese
1 cup sliced strawberries
1 cup trimmed watercress
1/2 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Dash of salt
Dash of freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup (1 ounce) shaved fresh Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
3 tablespoons shelled dry-roasted pistachios, chopped


1. Preheat oven to 425°.

2. Place crust on a baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 8 minutes. Remove from oven; arrange goat cheese evenly over crust.

3. Combine strawberries, watercress, olive oil, juice, salt, and black pepper; toss gently to coat. Arrange strawberry mixture evenly over goat cheese. Sprinkle pizza with Parmigiano-Reggiano and nuts. Cut into 12 wedges. Serve immediately.

Maureen Callahan,

Cooking Light

May 2009
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