Brussels Sprout and Apple Pizza with Walnut Pesto

The perfect combination of sweet and savory, this pizza is a favorite for fall.

Course Main Dishes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 slices
Calories 349 kcal
Author Hello Veggie


  • 3/4 cup raw walnuts
  • 3 tablespoons shredded parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 ounces Brussels sprouts trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium apple cored and thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon roughly chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 prepared pizza crust
  • 3/4 cup shredded fontina
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic glaze


  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF (or temperature on crust package).
  2. Put the walnuts, cheese and 1 tablespoon olive oil in a food processor and process until crumbly. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat the remaining oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the Brussels sprouts and apple slices; cook about 8 minutes, or until apples and sprouts are beginning to brown. Stir in the honey and thyme, then remove from heat and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Top the pizza crust with the walnut mixture, shredded fontina and the sautéed Brussels sprouts and apples. Bake for 10-15 minutes, or follow the directions on the package of the crust. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and serve.