Caramelized Onion, Potato and Walnut Pizza

Blend three marvelous flavors atop a thin pizza crust in a recipe that takes pizza to a whole new level.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive oil
1
large sweet onion (Maui or Walla Walla), thinly sliced
2
tablespoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
can (11 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated thin pizza crust
1
tablespoon olive oil
8
small red potatoes, cooked, thinly sliced
1/2
cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese (2 oz)
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
1/2
cup chopped walnuts, toasted*

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  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, sugar, salt and thyme. Cook 8 to 12 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is golden brown. Remove onion from skillet; set aside.
  • 2 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray or grease 15x10-inch or larger dark or nonstick cookie sheet. Unroll dough on cookie sheet; starting at center, press dough into 15x10-inch rectangle.
  • 3 Brush crust with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Spoon onion mixture evenly over dough to within 1/2 inch of edges. Top with sliced potatoes, Gorgonzola cheese, mozzarella cheese and toasted walnuts. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted.
  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, sugar, salt and thyme. Cook 8 to 12 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is golden brown. Remove onion from skillet; set aside.
  • 2 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray or grease 15x10-inch or larger dark or nonstick cookie sheet. Unroll dough on cookie sheet; starting at center, press dough into 15x10-inch rectangle.
  • 3 Brush crust with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Spoon onion mixture evenly over dough to within 1/2 inch of edges. Top with sliced potatoes, Gorgonzola cheese, mozzarella cheese and toasted walnuts. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted.

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*To toast walnuts, heat oven to 350°F. Spread walnuts in ungreased shallow pan. Bake uncovered 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light brown.

Caramelizing onions brings out their natural sweetness.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
560mg
560%;
Total Carbohydrate
53g
53%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.