Pear, Prosciutto & Gorgonzola Gluten-Free Pizza

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pear onion prosciutto gorgonzola pizza
Oksana Charla
Prep time: 20 mins
Cook time: 18 mins
Calories: 299

This fancy gluten-free pizza recipe makes 2 small flatbreads (about 6×12 inches). Be sure to use Bosc pears; Bartlett pears produce a lot of juice that can make the crust soggy. If using gorgonzola cheese, check labels to make certain it’s gluten-free.

Pair our homemade Perfect Pizza Crust (Traditional or Flatbread) or our Cauliflower Crust with a wonderful assortment of toppings. Pizza night has never been tastier!

Gluten-Free Pizza Tips:

Baking pizza on a preheated pizza stone produces a superior texture and taste. For a makeshift stone, turn a large baking sheet upside down and place it on the lowest rack of the oven to preheat. Slide the flatbread and parchment onto preheated baking sheet and bake as instructed. Alternatively, bake the pizza in a round pan on the lowest rack of the oven. After baking, remove the pizza from the pan and slide it onto a wire rack to cool. Leaving the pizza in the pan produces a lot of steam that can make the crust soggy.

More DIY Gluten-Free Pizzas

Homemade Gluten-Free Margherita Pizza

GF Pizza Shopping List

For gluten-free and allergy-friendly ingredients, check out these companies.

Dairy-Free Cheese
Daiya
Follow Your Heart
GO Veggie!
So Delicious

Cauliflower Crusts
Cali’flour Foods
Caulipower
Outer Aisle Gourmet

Not every product sold by every company listed is gluten-free or allergy-friendly. Read ingredient labels. When in doubt, confirm ingredients directly with the manufacturer.

In a Hurry? Sometimes there’s just no time for homemade. Check out our picks for the best gluten-free frozen pizzas.


Food editor Beth Hillson is a chef and cooking instructor. She is founder of Gluten-Free Pantry, one of the first gluten-free companies in the United States, and author of Gluten-Free Makeovers and The Complete Guide to Living Well Gluten Free (Da Capo Lifelong).

Yields 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 Perfect Pizza Crust made into 2 (6x12-inch) Flatbreads
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 large onions, thinly sliced
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 small Bosc pears, thinly sliced
  • ¾ cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese or cheese of choice
  • 3 ounces chopped prosciutto, optional

Directions

1Place pizza stone (if using) onto bottom rack of oven. Preheat oven to 425°F.

2Prepare Perfect Pizza Crust per instructions for 2 (6x12-inch) flatbreads. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise 15 minutes while preparing toppings.

3In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add onion slices and salt. Sauté onions over medium heat until they soften and become golden brown, about 15 minutes. Set aside.

4Brush the risen flatbreads with remaining olive oil. Scatter pear slices over the top. Add onions, cheese and prosciutto, if using.

5Use a pizza peel (paddle) if available and slide flatbreads onto preheated pizza stone. Alternatively, prepare flatbreads on a baking sheet and bake on the lowest rack of the oven. Place in preheated oven and bake 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are golden brown and cheese has melted.

2 slices contains 299 calories, 13g total fat, 4g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 9mg cholesterol, 483mg sodium, 42g carbohydrates, 5g fiber, 8g sugars, 6g protein.

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