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Horizontal closely cropped oblique overhead image of a homemade pizza on a metal pan, topped with pureed butternut squash, chopped fruit and nuts, and crumbles of cheese, on a gray surface.

Squash Apple Pizza

  • Author: Meghan Yager
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 1 9-inch pizza 1x


Celebrating fall is so tasty with a homemade squash apple pizza to enjoy. The smooth, creamy puree is topped with tons of textural variety.


  • 1 einkorn pizza crust, rolled out very thin
  • 1 cup butternut squash puree
  • 1/4 large yellow onion, sliced into thin strips (approx. ⅓ cup)
  • 1/21 cup shredded pecorino cheese, to taste
  • 1 cup packed torn arugula leaves
  • 1 medium Gala apple, diced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped toasted pecans
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 425˚F and place pizza stone or baking sheet inside on the center rack.
  2. Top crust with butternut squash puree. Arrange yellow onion strips on top and cover with pecorino cheese. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until the crust is lightly golden on the edges.
  3. Top with arugula, diced apple, pecans, and blue cheese crumbles. Serve immediately.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Pizza
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Fall

Keywords: butternut squash, apple, autumn, harvest