Vegetarian Pizza with Pesto and Delicata Squash

Vegetarian Pizza with Pesto and Delicata Squash

I have also used butternut squash in the past for this pizza. It looks really pretty with the green pesto and the orange squash, and my whole family loves it.
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  • Serves: 2 persons



  1. Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Step 2

    Combine delicata squash and 2 tablespoons olive oil in a bowl and mix well. Spread out on a baking sheet and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Step 3

    Bake in the preheated oven until delicata squash has softened, about 10 minutes. Cut into pieces.
  4. Step 4

    Increase oven temperature to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  5. Step 5

    Divide pizza dough into 2 equal pieces. Dust a work surface with flour and roll dough out into 2 pizza rounds.
  6. Step 6

    Dust 2 baking sheets with cornstarch and transfer pizza rounds onto baking sheets. Brush each pizza first with 1 tablespoon olive oil, followed by 2 tablespoons pesto. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese on top. Sprinkle squash pieces on top of cheese.
  7. Step 7

    Bake in the hot oven until pizza crust is crispy, about 10 minutes. Sprinkle with pecan nuts.