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Caramelized Onion, Butternut Squash, and Crispy Kale Pizza

The perfect autumn inspired pizza for any night of the week. Fresh pizza dough topped with caramelized onions, 3 cheeses (YUM), butternut squash ribbons, shredded kale, and fresh sage. Top with sweet pomegranate arils and a drizzle of honey for a delicious mix of savory and sweet autumn flavors.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Calories: 390kcal



  • 1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Grease a large baking sheet with olive oil.
    2. Heat the olive oil in a medium skillet over high heat. When the oil shimmers, add the onions and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally until softened. Season with salt and pepper and continue cooking another 5 minutes or until the onions are golden and caramelized. Remove from the heat and let cool.
    3. On a lightly floured surface, push/roll the dough out until it is pretty thin (about a 10-12 inch circle). Transfer the dough to the prepared baking sheet. 
    4. Spread the dough with crème fraîche and top evenly with onions. Add the fontina and then layer the kale and butternut squash ribbons over the cheese. Sprinkle over the sage, drizzle with honey, and season with salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper flakes. Top with torn mozzarella. 
    5. Transfer to the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes or until the crust is golden and the cheese has melted. 
    6. Top the pizza with pomegranates and sesame seeds. Serve drizzled with additional honey. ENJOY! 


Calories: 390kcal