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Pear and Gorgonzola Cheese Pizza

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Ingredients

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1 Bosc pear
16 oz packaged frozen pizza crust dough
4 oz of provolone cheese
2 ½ oz Gorgonzola cheese
2 oz walnuts
2 tbsp fresh chives
salt to taste
fresh ground pepper to taste
fresh parsley

Nutritional information

2128
calories
136.63 g
carbohydrates
95.82 g
protein
136.71 g
fat
3593 mg
sodium
186 mg
cholesterol

Pear and Gorgonzola Cheese Pizza

Features:
  • Veg
  • 1 hr 30 mins
  • Serves 8
  • Medium

Ingredients

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Pizza is one of the most celebrated Italian dish. With time, pizza has been adapted in several variations, and one such delicious tailoring of this cuisine is the pear and Gorgonzola cheese pizza. With two different types of cheese rendering the creaminess and richness and pear bringing a mild sweetness, this pizza is quite unusual and is sure to please the food enthusiast in you.

Health Benefits

Pears are extremely fruitful to your health as eating one Bosc pear a day suffices for 12 percent of your daily requirement of Vitamin C, and 10 percent of Vitamin K. Pears are also amazing for your skin as they offer Vitamin B-6. With just one Bosc pear, you get nutrients such as magnesium, iron and calcium that are essential for a healthy life.

 

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How to make Pear and Gorgonzola Cheese Pizza

Preparing ingredients

  • Slice the pear into thin pieces, and set aside.
  • Slice the provolone cheese, and set aside.
  • Grate the Gorgonzola cheese, and set aside.
  • Chop up the walnuts, and set aside.
  • Finely chop the fresh chives, and set aside.
  • Finely chop parsley for garnishing, and set aside.

Preparation

Preparation of this dish is quite easy, and takes around 25 to 30 minutes. Before you start your preparation, pre-heat the oven to 450 degree F (or 230 degree C).

  • Using an oil spray, grease a medium baking sheet. You can also use a pastry brush, dip it in olive oil and grease the baking sheet.
  • Place the pizza crust dough on the baking sheet.
  • Spread a layer of Provolone cheese and then place the pear slices on top. Give another layering of the Provolone cheese to cover the Bosc pears.
  • Toss in the chopped walnuts, and cover with a layer of Gorgonzola cheese.
  • Sprinkle salt and pepper to taste to boost the flavors of the pizza.
  • Place the baking sheet in the oven and bake for about 8 to 10 minutes, or until the cheese melts and the crust becomes golden brown.
  • Pull the baking sheet out and top the pizza with chives and fresh parsley to serve hot.

Trivia

Did you know that every year on February 9th, the National Pizza Day is celebrated in the USA? Well, now that you know, there is no need to get anxious over Valentine’s Day when you can simply celebrate your love for the ultimate bae- pizza!

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