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Pear, Gorgonzola and Walnut Pizza

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cook Time: 10 min.
Total: 15 min.
A few healthy ingredient swaps keep the decadent richness of this classic combo intact.


  • 1 lb pizza dough (substitute whole wheat dough for a healthier meal)
  • 1.5 Bosc pears thinly sliced
  • 1 cup grated Fontina cheese
  • 2-3 oz Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1/3-1/2 cup walnuts chopped


  • Spread out your dough on a baking sheet. Lightly brush 1 tsp olive oil on the dough. Top with Fontina cheese, pear slices, Gorgonzola, and walnuts in that order.
  • Bake in a 450° oven for 10-12 minutes until the cheese is bubbly and the crust is slightly golden. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Calories 264
  Calories from Fat 104 (39%)
(19%)Total Fat 12g
(26%)Saturated Fat 5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(8%)Cholesterol 25mg
(10%)Sodium 233mg
(3%)Potassium 121mg
Total Carbohydrate 30g
(6%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(20%)Protein 10g
* 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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