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Pear and Gorgonzola Pizza

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Pear and Gorgonzola Pizza
  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6
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With sweet pear and creamy cheese, this delicious pizza recipe is ready in 30 minutes.

Ingredients

2
teaspoons olive oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
firm ripe pear, cut in half, cut into 1/4-inch slices (1 cup)
1
can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated artisan pizza crust with whole grain*
6
oz provolone cheese, shredded (1 1/2 cups)
3/4
cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese (3 oz)
2
cups loosely packed baby spinach

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F for dark or nonstick pan (425°F for all other pans). Spray 15x10-inch pan with sides with cooking spray.
  • 2 Heat 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add oil and onion; cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is softened and starting to brown. Reserve 1/2 cup pear. Stir remaining pear into onion. Cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 3 Unroll dough in pan; starting at center, press dough into 15x10-inch rectangle. Bake about 8 minutes or until light brown.
  • 4 Evenly top crust with provolone cheese. Top with pear mixture and Gorgonzola cheese.
  • 5 Bake 8 to 10 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted. Top with spinach and reserved 1/2 cup pear slices. To serve, cut into 6 rows by 3 rows.
Tips  

*All breads made with at least 8 grams whole grain. At least 48 grams whole grain recommended daily.

Using Gorgonzola cheese here will help you cut down on fat, but not on flavor. Gorgonzola has a strong and slightly pungent flavor, so you need only a small amount to make a big flavor impact.

Serving a crowd? Cut into small squares, and this pizza can serve 24!

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
160
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
28%
(
Saturated Fat
9g
44%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
830mg
34%
Potassium
190mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
(
Dietary Fiber
3g
14%
,
Sugars
8g
)
Protein
17g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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