Caramelized Onion-Pear Pizza

onion-pear-pizza Leigh Beisch


  • 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.

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

Nutritional 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

Good to Know

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?