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Caramelized Onion-Gorgonzola Pizza

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. + rising Bake: 20 min.


2 pizzas (6 slices each)

An all-time favorite recipe, Caramelized Onion-Gorgonzola Pizza is yummy and so simple to prepare.—Taste of Home Cooking School


  • 1 loaf (1 pound) frozen bread dough, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 large sweet onions, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 3 ounces crumbled Gorgonzola or blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup pitted Greek olives, chopped


  1. Divide bread dough in half. Press each portion onto a 12-in. pizza pan coated with cooking spray; build up edges slightly. Prick dough several times with a fork. Cover and let rise in a warm place for 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter with brown sugar. Add onions; cook for 20-30 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.
  3. Brush dough with oil. Combine the basil, oregano and garlic powder; sprinkle over dough. Bake at 425° for 10 minutes.
  4. Arrange onions and tomatoes over crusts; sprinkle with cheeses and olives. Bake 8-10 minutes longer or until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 236 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 427mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1 lean meat.

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