Pear, Gorgonzola, and Walnut Pizza
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.
- 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
- Preheat oven to 450°F.
- 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.
Calories from Fat 126 (15%)
(22%)Total Fat 14g
(7%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 145g
(2%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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