Caramelized Onion-Pear Pizza

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Make a gourmet-style pizza by topping a ready-made crust with caramelized onion, fresh pear slices, Gorgonzola cheese and chopped walnuts.  Adding healthy toppings like fruit is a great way to get more out of your pizza. Pears provide antioxidants and fiber. Who says pizza can't be healthy?
  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 slice)

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

Preparation

  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.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories per serving: 399
  • Fat per serving: 14g
  • Saturated fat per serving: 5g
  • Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 2g
  • Protein per serving: 14g
  • Carbohydrate per serving: 57g
  • Fiber per serving: 6g
  • Cholesterol per serving: 19mg
  • Iron per serving: 3mg
  • Sodium per serving: 633mg
  • Calcium per serving: 231mg