Butternut Squash-Pesto Pizza

Roasted butternut squash adds sweet garden-fresh flavor to this savory pizza. Easy enough for a weeknight meal or special enough for entertaining!

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 8

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups diced peeled butternut squash
1/2
cup chopped onion (about 1 small)
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon sea salt or kosher salt
1/2
teaspoon black pepper
2
tablespoons Crisco® 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil or Pure Olive Oil
1
can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust
4
oz pancetta, diced
3
tablespoons basil pesto
1/2
cup chopped drained roasted red bell peppers (from 7-oz jar)
1/3
cup chopped walnuts
1
cup shredded Asiago cheese (4 oz)
1/2
cup crumbled feta cheese (2 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In medium bowl, mix squash, onion, brown sugar, salt, black pepper and 1 1/2 tablespoons of the oil. Spread mixture in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Bake about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until squash is tender.
  • 2 Spray large cookie sheet with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. Unroll pizza crust dough on cookie sheet into 13x9-inch rectangle. Bake at 400°F 7 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, heat remaining 1/2 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add pancetta; cook 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until lightly browned. Drain.
  • 4 Spread pesto over partially baked crust. Top with squash mixture, pancetta, roasted peppers, walnuts and cheeses. Bake 6 to 8 minutes longer or until edges are golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    360
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    1070mg
    1070%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    33g
    33%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    12g
    12%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    100%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
    © 2013 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved