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Pear, Gorgonzola, and Walnut Pizza

Pear, Gorgonzola, and Walnut Pizza: Main Image

Quick Facts

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total: 25 min.
Pears and cheese are a dynamic duo, and this delectable pizza proves that point. Use pre-baked pizza crusts and this crowd pleaser is ready in a snap.

Ingredients

  • 1 Bosc or Red Anjou pear
  • 2 pre-baked pizza crusts, 8-inch
  • 2/3 cup Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, diced
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper, ground
  • 1/2 tsp thyme leaves, fresh, removed from stem

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 450F.
  • Slice pear stem side up into 12 quarter-inch width vertical planks. Cut planks in half lengthwise for a total of 24 pear slices.
  • Place pizza crusts on foil-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle 1/3 cup cheese and 2 tablespoons walnuts over each crust. Place 12 pear slices on top of cheese mixture, on each pizza. Sprinkle with pepper.
  • Bake 12 to 14 minutes until cheese is melted and pears are soft.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle with thyme. Cut each pizza into 6 slices and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 837
  Calories from Fat 126 (15%)
(22%)Total Fat 14g
(7%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(2%)Cholesterol 5mg
(87%)Sodium 2094mg
(1%)Potassium 21mg
Total Carbohydrate 145g
(2%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(56%)Protein 28g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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