Pear and Arugula Pizza with Caramelized Onions and Goat Cheese

After David saw my post yesterday with all the delicious green meals, he texted me and said, “looks like we have dinner planned out already for this week”. I guess that meant that he not only liked the green-foods I posted, but he was ready to try them out also. So we picked one that looked the best to us and no surprise to y’all, it was the pizza. WE LOVE PIZZA. PIZZASo without anymore blabber (or awesome Cosby Show pics), here’s the recipe. pizza2

Ingredients:

Your favorite pizza dough-we used store bought
1 red onion
goat cheese
1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
Salt and pepper
1 pear
1 1/2 cups arugula
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F to heat your pizza stone. Place the pear slices and red onion slices in a bowl and toss with 1/2 tablespoon of the olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Place in skillet and cook until onions and pears are soft and translucent. Add splash of balsamic vinegar.

2. In a bowl, toss the arugula and lemon with salt and pepper. Once pizza stone is heated fully, remove from oven and add your stretched dough to the stone. Top the pizza dough with red onion and pear mixture. Crumble goat cheese on top.

3. Place the pizza (on the stone) in the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes or until pizza crust is golden and cheese is melted. Remove from oven and add arugula mixture and bake for 2 more minutes. Let cool for a few minutes before slicing. Slice and serve warm.

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