Goat Cheese Pizza with Arugula and White Sauce

This Goat Cheese Pizza recipe has a creamy white sauce, zingy arugula, and loads of cheese. Pizza Friday just stepped it up a notch!

Course Main Dishes, Pizzas
Diet Vegetarian
Time 30 minutes or less
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 288 kcal
Author Live Eat Learn



  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp oil coconut or canola
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt


  • 1 Tbsp oil coconut or canola
  • 4 mushrooms ¼ inch thick, sliced
  • ¼ of a red onion sliced
  • 5 cherry tomatoes halved
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 oz goat cheese
  • 2 cups arugula



  1. In a small saucepan, heat butter and 1 Tbsp olive oil, then add minced garlic. Cook until garlic is light brown, then remove from heat and mix in Greek yogurt. Set aside.
  2. In a saute pan, heat 1 Tbsp oil, then place mushrooms in pan in single layer. Sprinkle with salt and cook for 7 minutes, adding in the sliced red onions for the last 2 minutes. Drain well.
  3. Brush olive oil onto dough, then spread on white sauce. Top with sauteed veggies and halved cherry tomatoes, followed by mozzarella cheese and goat cheese.
  4. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes at 475 degrees F on the lower rack, then move to a higher rack and broil for 2 minutes.
  5. Top with fresh arugula.


Use clean scissors to cut pizza for an easy, fast cut!

Nutrition Facts
Goat Cheese Pizza with Arugula and White Sauce
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 288 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Sodium 437mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 12g 24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.