California Walnut & Caramelized Onion Pizza

Total Time
35 Mins
Serves
16
Course

DESCRIPTION

This simple pizza using store bought dough is topped with California walnuts, sweet caramelized onions and pesto.

Total Time

Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
25 Mins
Total Time
35 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
195 cal
Total Fat
12 g
Cholesterol
6 mg
Polyunsaturated Fat
3 g
Sodium
168 mg
Monounsaturated Fat
5 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
Protein
5 g
Carbohydrates
15 g

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 4 red onions, medium, sliced
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cornmeal
  • Refrigerated or prepared pizza dough
  • 1/2 cup pesto, basil, prepared
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1 cup California walnuts, coarsely chopped

Preparation

  1. Heat 4 tablespoons of the olive oil in a large skillet. Add onions; cook, stirring often until caramelized. Season with salt and pepper; set aside.
  2. Sprinkle 2 baking sheets with cornmeal. Divide dough in half; using hands or rolling pin, shape into 2 oblong crusts, each approximately 6 x 14 inches.
  3. Spread pesto over each crust; top with onions. Sprinkle with cheese and walnuts. Brush edges with remaining oil.
  4. Bake in the bottom third of oven at 450° F for about 18 minutes, or until crust is a deep golden colour. Cut each pizza into 8 pieces.