Butternut Squash and Gorgonzola Pizza

I LOVE Pizza!!  I love any kind of pizza.  If I were stranded on a desert island and could have only one kind of food for the rest of my life, I would choose pizza.  (Especially instead of dry dog food which is what I would have to choose IRL since it has the complete nutrition that I would need to stay healthy until I was rescued – YUCK!)

This pizza has everything that I love – butternut squash, gorgonzola cheese, garlic – and the combination is fabulous!  And I had fresh thyme from my herb garden – win!  I will make this again, and soon.

Roasted Butternut Squash Pizza with Caramelized Onions and Gorgonzola

 

Ingredients
1/2 of a butternut squash, de-seeded, peeled, and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
Salt and pepper to taste
1 onion, diced
1 raw pizza crust, I use the “skin” from Papa Murphy’s
1 or 2 t crushed garlic
1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
1/4 cup gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
2 T fresh thyme, chopped

Directions
Coat a baking pan with non-stick spray and add squash.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.  Roast the squash in a preheated 350 degree oven for 40 minutes, turning every 5 or 6 minutes. Set aside.  Meanwhile, spray a large skillet with non-stick spray.  Add onions, and cook until they start to get soft and are brown around the edges.

Increase oven temperature to 425.  Spread 1 or 2 teaspoons (to taste) crushed garlic evenly on pizza crust.  Layer evenly with squash, onions, and both cheeses.  Bake for 20 minutes.  Top with fresh thyme.  Al also adds crushed red chilies.

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About sunflowerswank

After working all of my life, I retired in June, 2011. I try to use my extra time to rest, exercise, paint my fingernails, play with my 9 cats, spend time with my husband, Al, and cook healthy and lower fat recipies for us to eat. I try to use as many fruits and vegetables in my menus as I can cram in, sometimes to the complaints of the hubs - LOL! I am also making over some of my old favorites to be heathier with more vegetables in them, and less fat.
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2 Responses to Butternut Squash and Gorgonzola Pizza

  1. never though butternut squash can be used for pizza…only seen it broiled or in soup…gotta try this

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