Spinach and Cheese Pizza

Spinach and Cheese Pizza Recipe


  • All-purpose flour and cornmeal
  • 1 pound whole-wheat pizza dough, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 jumbo onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 10 ounce frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 3 tablespoons goat cheese


1. Place an oven rack on lowest position and preheat to 500°F.

2. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough into a 14-inch round. Generously sprinkle a baking sheet with cornmeal. Place dough on sheet. Bake until crisp, about 12 minutes.

3. Heat oil in a nonstick skillet on medium-high. Add onion, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, until golden. Add 1/4 cup water, cover and cook on low until soft. Stir in spinach; spoon on crust, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Crumble cheese on top.

4. Bake for 5 minutes. Cut into 8 slices. Serve.

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  • Yield: Makes: 4 servings (serving size: 2 slices)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:384
Fat per serving:12g
Saturated fat per serving:2.4g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:4.3g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:0.9g
Protein per serving:14g
Carbohydrates per serving:63g
Fiber per serving:12g
Cholesterol per serving:5mg
Iron per serving:5mg
Sodium per serving:667mg
Calcium per serving:176mg

Good to Know

Goat cheese is a healthier, low-cal option to get a gooey slice of pizza, and spinach contains tons of vitamin K and A.  Cooking tip: A splash of water - not extra oil - gets these onions sweet and carmelized.