Pear Pizzarola

Makes 4 Servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 can(15 ounces) Bartlett pear halves, drained
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 (12-inch) pizza crust, prepared
  • 1/3 cup celery, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons green onion, chopped
  • 1/2 pound chicken or turkey slices, cooked, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • METHOD

    Cut pears in 1/4-inch slices; set aside. In small bowl, combine mozzarella and cheddar cheeses; set aside. Place pizza crust on large baking sheet. Sprinkle 1/2 of the shredded cheese mixture, then all of celery and green onion evenly over crust. Arrange chicken or turkey strips on pizza; top with pear slices, remaining cheese, salt and paprika. Bake at 450°F for 10 to 15 minutes, or until crust is crisp and cheese is melted.
    TO MAKE INDIVIDUAL PIZZAS: Replace 1 (12-inch) pizza crust with 4 (6-inch) prepared pizza crusts. Evenly divide ingredients among 4 crusts. Bake as directed above.

    NUTRITION (Per Serving)
    Calories: 496
    Protein: 37g
    Carbohydrate: 50g
    Fiber: 5g
    Fat: 16g
    Sodium: 618mg
    Cholesterol: 94mg