Pesto & Butternut Squash Pizza

  • 6 1/4 inch-thick slices peeled butternut squash
  • 2 teaspoons Sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon Extra virgin olive oil
  • Cooking spray
  • ½ cup Shredded Gouda or Fontina cheese
  • 1 Store-bought pizza dough
  • 1 medium Red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium Tomato, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup Dried oregano
  • ¼ cup Pesto
  • ½ cup Grated Romano or Parmesan cheese

Preheat oven to 400°.

Combine the squash, sugar, and olive oil in a medium bowl. Place squash mixture on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until squash is tender. Increase oven temperature to 450°.

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Sprinkle Gouda or Fontina cheese over dough, leaving a 1/2-inch border; top with squash mixture, red onions, tomatoes, and oregano.

Drop pesto by level teaspoons onto mixture. Bake at 450° for 20 minutes or until lightly browned.

Brush the crust with olive oil and sprinkle the pizza with Romano. Serve while hot. (Servings: 4)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1 serving
Percent daily values based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 338.31
Calories From Fat (29%) 98.31
Calories From Protein (14%) 48.87
Calories From Carbs (56%) 191.13
Calories From Alcohol (0%) 0.00
% Daily Value
Total Fat 11.17g 17%
Saturated Fat 3.20g 16%
Monounsaturated Fat 1.15g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.54g
Trans Fatty Acids 0.00g
Cholesterol 10.86mg 4%
Sodium 289.15mg 12%
Potassium 1081.73mg 31%
Carbohydrates 51.45g 17%
Dietary Fiber 7.87g 31%
Sugar 8.37g
Sugar Alcohols 0.00g
Net Carbohydrates 43.58g
Protein 13.33g 27%
Vitamin A 23236.03IU 465%
Vitamin C 53.58mg 89%
Calcium 420.46mg 42%
Iron 5.77mg 32%
Vitamin E 4.34IU 43%
Thiamin 0.37mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.19mg 11%
Niacin 4.18mg 21%
Vitamin B6 0.47mg 23%
Folate 98.39µg 25%
Vitamin B12 0.27µg 4%
Pantothenic Acid 0.89mg 9%
Phosphorus 196.94mg 20%
Magnesium 95.86mg 24%
Zinc 1.50mg 10%
Copper 0.23mg 11%
Manganese 0.71mg 35%
Selenium 7.28µg 10%
Alcohol 0.00g
Caffeine 0.00mg
Water 226.89g

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