Goat cheese and basil take this pizza to the next level of flavor. “My husband and I developed this recipe several years ago because we love onions. It's always a hit with guests!” Radelle Knappenberger - Oviedo, Florida
- 3 cups thinly sliced red onions
- 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 prebaked 12-inch thin pizza crust
- 2 medium pears, peeled and sliced
- 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
- 1/3 cup goat cheese
- 8 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute onions in 2 teaspoons oil until tender. Add garlic; saute 2-3 minutes longer. Place crust on an ungreased 12-in. pizza pan; spread with onion mixture to within 1 in. of edges.
- In the same skillet, saute pears in remaining oil until tender. Arrange over onion mixture. Sprinkle with cheeses.
- Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Sprinkle with basil, oregano and pepper. Yield: 12 slices.
Originally published as Goat Cheese, Pear & Onion Pizza in Healthy Cooking October/November 2008, p45
Sweet Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.
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Reviewed Jun. 18, 2009
"I used blue cheese instead of goat cheese because I had it on hand--fabulous."