Ingredients for - Vegetarian Pizza with Pesto and Delicata Squash

1. Delicata squash - halved lengthwise, seeded, and cut into 1/4-inch slices 1
2. Olive oil, divided 4 tablespoons
3. Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 4 tablespoons
4. Flour, or as needed for dusting 1 tablespoon
5. Pizza dough 1 (16 ounce) package
6. Cornstarch, for dusting 1 tablespoon
7. Basil pesto sauce 4 tablespoons
8. Shredded mozzarella cheese, or as needed 16 ounces
9. Freshly grated Parmesan cheese, or to taste ½ cup
10. Chopped pecans, or more to taste (Optional) 2 tablespoons

How to cook deliciously - Vegetarian Pizza with Pesto and Delicata Squash

1 . Stage

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

2 . Stage

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 . Stage

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

4 . Stage

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

5 . Stage

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

6 . Stage

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 . Stage

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