Caramelized Onion Pizza with Georgia Pecans & Peppers

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  • Serves 4
  • Georgia Pecan Commission
Ingredients:
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 medium size onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1 16-oz. package prepared pizza dough
  • 24 Georgia pecan halves
  • 1 7-oz. jar roasted red peppers, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 12 large green olives, pitted and halved
Directions:

Heat oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Add onions and salt; sauté 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium low and cook stirring occasionally 25 -30 minutes or until onions are very soft and evenly browned. Remove from heat and stir in thyme. (Onions can be prepared ahead of time and kept refrigerated.)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Roll pizza dough out to 14-inch round and transfer to lightly oiled baking sheet or pizza pan. Spread onions in an even layer over dough. Finely chop 6 pecans and sprinkle over onions. Scatter red pepper, olive halves, and remaining pecan halves on top. Bake 15 – 20 minutes or until pizza crust is browned.

Nutrition information per serving (1/4 of pizza)-428 calories; 10g protein; 67g carbohydrates; 3g fiber; 12g fat; 1g saturated fat; 0 cholesterol; 780mg sodium.

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