Butternut Squash Gluten-Free Pizza

Butternut Squash Pizza from InspiredRD.com #glutenfree #dairyfree

I’ve been going back through some older recipes from my pre-celiac or “PC days” as Gluten Dude would say and making them over to be gluten-free and dairy-free friendly.  One of my favorites that I used to make all the time was a butternut squash pizza.  I would get the fresh pizza dough from Trader Joe’s or make my own focaccia and throw it together on family pizza night.

Butternut Squash Pizza from InspiredRD.com #glutenfree #dairyfree

I’ve tried a few different ready-made crusts and my favorite has to be Udi’s.  I was always a fan of thin-crust pizza during my PC days, so I like the way the Udi’s crisps up when you bake it.

Butternut Squash Pizza from InspiredRD.com #glutenfree #dairyfree

The original recipe called for pine nuts, and you could certainly use them but I seem to have a hard time finding pine nuts that are not processed on shared equipment.  So this time I used slivered almonds instead.  No matter, the combination of flavors is incredible!

Butternut Squash Pizza from InspiredRD.com #glutenfree #dairyfree


  • 1 small or 1/2 large butternut squash peeled, seeded and sliced thin
  • 1/2 onion thinly sliced
  • 1 cup sliced baby bella mushrooms
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme
  • 1 cup chicken apple sausage
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds or pine nuts
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese I used goat's milk cheddar to keep it dairy-free
  • 1 package Udi's gluten-free pizza crusts


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine squash, onion, mushrooms, thyme, sausage, salt, pepper, and oil in a 9x13 pan. Roast for 15 minutes. Remove from oven.
  • Place 2 frozen Udi's gluten-free pizza crusts on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Top with roasted vegetable mix, sprinkle with almonds and cheese. Bake 10-12 minutes. Cut and serve.


How do you like to top your gluten-free pizza?


Disclosure: Udi’s sent me a box of products to play around with although I already had these crusts in my freezer.