Apple, Goat Cheese, and Pecan Pizza

19 Sep

this morning tacos sounded good for dinner but we didnt have lettuce or tomatoes, so i figured i’d stop by trader joes before picking up munchkin #1 from school and pick that up.   i did get to trader joes, but completely forgot i wanted lettuce and tomatoes for dinner 🙂  instead i made this delicious pizza!  the goat cheese and arugula cut the sweetness of the apples.  YUM




Apple, Goat Cheese, and Pecan Pizza

adapted from cooking light


  • 1 tube pillsbury pizza dough
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 apples thinly sliced (i used one gala and one pink lady)
  • 5 oz crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/2 t dried thyme (fresh would have been awesome)
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard  (i used grainy)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 cups baby arugula
  • 3 tablespoons chopped pecans, toasted


  • 1. Preheat oven to 450°.
  • 2. Place pizza crust on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Arrange apple slices evenly over pizza crust; top with cheese. Sprinkle thyme evenly over cheese. Bake at 450° for 8 minutes or until cheese melts and begins to brown.
  • 3. Combine oil and next 3 ingredients (through honey) in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add arugula; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle pecans evenly over pizza; top with arugula mixture.

2 Responses to “Apple, Goat Cheese, and Pecan Pizza”

  1. Let Me Start By Saying September 20, 2011 at 5:29 pm #

    I am currently stuffing my first enormous slice down my throat as I write this.
    Thanks for sharing this one. I think it will be a crowd-pleaser, for when I have friends over for dinner next time. 🙂


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