Pear, Goat Cheese & Pistachio Pizza

Do any of you have that one (or two or three) food that you crave CONSTANTLY?! I have two, pizza and cheese. I could eat pizza anytime, anywhere. Lately all I have been thinking about it pizza, but for some odd reason I went a really long time without having any. As you could imagine, I was stoked when I walked into Morimoto a few days ago for work to find out that staff meal that day was focaccia pizza! Even after eating more than my fair share of staff meal, I still am craving pizza, so naturally I want to share one of my newest pizza creations with you to feed my craving.

This pizza is not your average pizza. It has a bit of a sweeter taste to it, but still has the salty, cheesy flavors of normal pizza. I LOVE this combination- pears, goat cheese and pistachios. Goat cheese is a great pair for fruit, pistachios are a great pair for goat cheese, so naturally they are also a great pair for fruit. If you like exciting new flavors and combinations, I highly recommend you try this pizza.

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Pear, Goat Cheese & Pistachio Pizza
Recipe type: Main
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Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pizza crust
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • ½ tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup sliced red onion
  • ½ cup pistachios (crushed)
  • 6 oz goat cheese (crumbled)
  • 2 pears (thinly sliced)
  • 3 oz mozzarella cheese (shredded)
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 425F.
  2. Roll out pizza dough into a circle and spread olive oil over the surface.
  3. Season the dough with the oregano, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  4. Layer the red onion, pistachios and goat cheese evenly across the surface.
  5. Next, layer the pear slices in a clockwise motion until pizza is covered.
  6. Sprinkle the remaining mozzarella cheese over the top and bake at 425F until crisp (about 10-15 minutes)

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18 Responses to Pear, Goat Cheese & Pistachio Pizza

  1. Maureen says:

    This pizza looks absolutely delicious!! I love the sweetness of the pears, the zing of the goat cheese and the nutty crunch of the pistachios. You could serve this to me every day and I wouldn’t get tired of it. Maybe I should make my own. :)

  2. I love how different the combination of flavours in here and obviously – they work really well :D
    It looks absolutely delicious and light and healthy as well!
    I love the creativity!!

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru
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  3. Curt says:

    Wow, now that truly sounds different and amazing. I love trying things completely different.

  4. Kaitlin says:

    I have a confession. I’m not a big pizza fan. But this pizza looks so amazing, it just might change my mind! Thanks for posting!

  5. Simply Life says:

    OH MY GOSH! This looks SO fantastic- what a unique pizza idea! I would definitely order this in a restaurant!

  6. This looks like a great pizza!!! Thanks for sharing!

  7. Wow that crust looks fabulous, wish there was a recipe for that! I love the different topping combination on this one. We eat so much pizza that I am constantly looking for new ideas. Eating the same old pepperoni can get boring. Although my go to pizza has got to be sausage and jalapenos.

  8. Kiri W. says:

    That sounds amazing! :) Love pear and goat cheese, so why not on a pizza?

  9. Great photos! And I can attest to the deliciousness of this pizza since I was the lucky person to find the leftovers and eat them!

  10. Asmita says:

    Love the flavors here in the pizza and it looks gorgeous!!!

  11. Your pictures are absolutely stunning- I almost found myself licking the screen!

  12. Brilliant! Pistachios on pizza!! Love it! I do cashews but never thought of pistachios

  13. SallyAnne says:

    wow! this is so similiar to my favourite California Pizza, thankyou for a make a home version!

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