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Fancy Pizza with Roasted Butternut Squash and Bacon

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Ingredients
  Ready to serve original pizza crust 1 Large
  Butternut squash 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bacon 3 Ounce (3 slices)
  Onion 1 Medium
  Red pepper flakes 1 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Parmesan cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Pre-heat oven to 475F.

MAKING
2.Cook bacon and drain on a plate with a paper towel.
3.Slice squash and onion. Roast squash with a little olive oil and salt, for 10 minutes (until slightly browned and soft inside, crispy outside).
4.Roll out pizza dough on lightly floured pizza stone or pan. Top with a tiny bit of olive oil, salt (opt.) and red pepper flakes (can also bake plain, which is great too). Bake for 5 minutes.
5.Top crust with a tiny bit more olive oil, parmesan cheese, squash, onion, bacon, and parmesan cheese. Bake for 6-8 minutes.
6.Bake for 6-8 minutes.

SERVING
7.Serve and enjoy!!

Notes
Prep time doesn’t include making the pizza dough (which can be made ahead of time and frozen).
Third time I made this, I omitted the red pepper flakes and onions, and added mozzarella. It was best this way!
Great green salad: lettuce, sliced pear (or apple), nuts (walnuts or almonds). Dressing: whisk together some balsamic vinegar with olive oil and honey.

For more information, visit the blog entry Fancy Pizza!

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pizza
Ingredient: 
Bacon
Interest: 
Gourmet
Roasted Butternut Squash and Bacon on a pizza? Yes, please!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1829 Calories from Fat 572

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 64 g98.2%

Saturated Fat 22.5 g112.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 90.5 mg30.2%

Sodium 4225.9 mg176.1%

Total Carbohydrates 231 g77%

Dietary Fiber 14.8 g59.1%

Sugars 33.9 g

Protein 79 g158.7%

Vitamin A 309.7% Vitamin C 80.2%

Calcium 130.8% Iron 29%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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