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Pear Gorgonzola Pizza

Impress your friends by making this pear gorgonzola pizza recipe. It could be ready in about 30 minutes by using your favorite premade pizza dough.

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Prep time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Yields: 8 slices

Ingredients 

Caramelized Onions:
2 tsp. olive oil
1 yellow onion, thinly sliced
¼ tsp. kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste

Pizza:

1 lb. refrigerated pizza dough
1 tsp. olive oil
Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
1 tsp. fresh thyme
1 pear, sliced thin
½ cup shredded smoked gouda cheese
½ cup shredded part skim mozzarella cheese
¼ cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese
3 slices of prosciutto, rolled up and sliced thin

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Spray a baking sheet or pizza stone with cooking spray.
2. In a large skillet, add 2 teaspoons of olive oil. Heat over medium heat then add the sliced onions and cook until softened and golden brown (about 10 minutes).
3. Roll the pizza dough out onto baking sheet or stone. Brush teaspoon of olive oil on dough. Then sprinkle on salt, pepper, and fresh thyme.
4. Sprinkle shredded cheese on pizza. Top evenly with the sliced pear, prosciutto, and caramelized onions.
5. Bake the pizza for 10-15 minutes or until it is bubbly and golden. Remove from the oven and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per slice): Calories: 257; Fat: 10 g; Protein: 11; Carbohydrates: 31 g; Sodium: 707 mg

Related: Baked Zucchini Fries

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Reference: “Recipe Runner.” Pear, Prosciutto and Gorgonzola Pizza, 2018. Web. 21 Feb. 2020. <https://reciperunner.com/pear-prosciutto-gorgonzola-pizza/>

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Chase Doughty
Chase Doughty is a Marketing student at Weber State University. She enjoys anything active from playing volleyball to horseback riding and loves to try every single restaurant in sight.