Caramelized Onion, Macadamia Pesto on Wheat Flax Seed Pizza Crus Recipe

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  1. Directions for crust:.
  2. Mix yeast and honey or brown sugar in warm water. Sprinkle yeast on top. Let sit 10 minutes until foamy. In large bowl, mix flour and flax seed meal with salt. Add yeast mixture. Mix well. Knead approximately five minutes. Let rise 20-30 minutes. Roll out and place on pizza baking dish. (You can decide if you wish for a deep dish or thin crust pizza). Poke the crust several times with fork several times to avoid bubbling. Bake at 350 degrees for 5-10 minutes before placing toppings on pizza.
  3. Directions for pesto;.
  4. Using a food processor add the basil and nuts and pulse for approximately 30 seconds.
  5. Add the red pepper and garlic. Mix together.
  6. Slowly add the olive oil.
  7. Add the remaining ingredients and pulse together, mixing well.
  8. Add the pesto to the top of the pizza crust and complete the pizza with the following ingredients.
  9. Directions for Carmelized Onion and final assembly:.
  10. In a large skillet add olive oil over medium heat. Add onions and cook about five minutes. Add salt, pepper and rosemary and cook an additional 15 -20 minutes over low heat stirring frequently until onions take on a brown color.
  11. Heat oven to 475 degrees F.
  12. Top pizza dough with onion mixture. Bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven, add cheese and allow to bake in the oven further until cheese browns. Remove from oven and sprinkle arugula over top.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 987.62 Kcal (4135 kJ)
Calories from fat 481.01 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 53.45g 82%
Cholesterol 16.19mg 5%
Sodium 3151.41mg 131%
Potassium 749.2mg 16%
Total Carbs 99.6g 33%
Sugars 23.75g 95%
Dietary Fiber 14.65g 59%
Protein 33.5g 67%
Vitamin C 58.9mg 98%
Iron 7.6mg 42%
Calcium 755.5mg 76%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 152.01 Kcal (636 kJ)
Calories from fat 74.04 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.23g 82%
Cholesterol 2.49mg 5%
Sodium 485.06mg 131%
Potassium 115.32mg 16%
Total Carbs 15.33g 33%
Sugars 3.66g 95%
Dietary Fiber 2.25g 59%
Protein 5.16g 67%
Vitamin C 9.1mg 98%
Iron 1.2mg 42%
Calcium 116.3mg 76%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 23.4
  • 26

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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