Caramelized Butternut Squash & Onion with Goat Cheese Pizza

Caramelized Butternut Squash and Onion with Goat Cheese Pizza|


  • Butternut squash and onion topping:
  • 4 cups butternut squash, peeled and cubed
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced or minced
  • Pizza:
  • 12-inch whole wheat pizza crust, rolled out as thin as possible (I use white whole wheat)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 oz crumbled, mild goat cheese
  • 2 oz sliced fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries


  1. Roast butternut squash
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  3. Toss butternut squash and onions with salt, pepper, olive oil, garlic and cinnamon. Arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet and roast for 20-30 minutes, until onions are tender and squash is easily pierced with a fork.
  4. Assemble pizza
  5. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  6. Place pizza crust on parchment paper for easy removal and cleanup.
  7. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil and honey. brush onto pizza crust evenly.
  8. Spoon the butternut squash and onion mixture onto the crust. dot with goat cheese, mozzarella cheese, spread cranberries evenly. Sprinkle with crushed red pepper flakes.
  9. Bake for 12-15 minutes, until crust is cooked through and goat cheese is slightly melted.
  10. Let cool and cut into squares.


*Yields 4 three piece servings