"Garden Tomato and Basil Pesto Pizza Recipe"
Source: © Cooking Light magazine,
courtesy of Cooking.com
servings (serving size: 1/4 pizza) ---
While you might think of pizza as an order-in, feed-the-family
type of food, it also makes a great party dish. Just make the slices
smaller, and they'll be the perfect party tidbit. Here, the already-prepared
dough is topped with pesto, layered with mozzarella slices, chopped
tomatoes and basil.
1 (12 ounce) prebaked pizza crust (such as Mama Mary's brand)
2 tablespoons commercial pesto
1 cup (4 ounces) fresh mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
2 cups tomato, chopped (about 2 large)
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 cup fresh basil, thinly sliced
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
Spray crust with cooking spray.
Place crust on a baking sheet; bake at 450 degrees F for 10 minutes.
Spread pesto evenly over crust, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Top with
mozzarella cheese slices and tomato; sprinkle with pepper.
Bake at 450 degrees F for 5 minutes or until cheese melts and crust
is golden. Sprinkle with basil.
Recipe reprinted by permission of © Cooking Light Magazine.
All rights reserved.
| Nutrition Facts
4 servings (serving size: 1/4 pizza)
Facts per Serving
Calories: 377 Fat: 14g Carbohydrates: 48g
Cholesterol: 24mg Sodium: 687mg Protein: 15g
Fiber: 3g % Cal. from Fat: 33% % Cal. from Carbs: 51%
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