Flavorful Basil Pesto Pizza
Create a culinary masterpiece with our Flavorful Basil Pesto Pizza recipe. This delightful dish combines the freshness of basil, the richness of pesto, and the goodness of perfectly baked pizza crust. Whether you are planning a cozy family dinner or a weekend get-together with friends, this pizza will undoubtedly steal the show and leave everyone craving for more.
- 1 pound pizza dough
- 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
- 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
- Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C).
- Roll out the pizza dough on a floured surface to your desired thickness.
- In a blender, combine basil, pine nuts, garlic, Parmesan, salt, and pepper. Blend until smooth, gradually adding olive oil.
- Spread the pesto sauce evenly over the pizza dough.
- Top with cherry tomatoes and mozzarella cheese.
- Bake in the preheated oven until the crust is golden and the cheese is melted and bubbly, about 12-15 minutes.
- Remove from the oven, let it cool slightly, then slice and serve.
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Flavorful Basil Pesto Pizza is a mouthwatering combination of fresh basil pesto, cherry tomatoes, and gooey mozzarella cheese on a crispy crust. Perfect for any occasion!
Nutritional Information: (per serving) Calories: 320, Fat: 14g, Carbohydrates: 38g, Protein: 10g
Make your gatherings memorable with this Flavorful Basil Pesto Pizza. Its aromatic basil, nutty pesto, and cheesy goodness will make it an instant favorite among your guests. Enjoy the burst of flavors and the joy of sharing a delicious homemade pizza masterpiece!