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Pizza Recipe : Pesto Pizza


 

Pizza : Pesto Pizza - Info
Category Toppings
Servings 12'' Pizza (2-4)
Preparation 35 Minutes
Cooking Time 8-12 Minutes
Difficulty Easy-Medium

 

Ingredients Required


  • 1 1/2 cups (packed) stemmed spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup (packed) fresh basil leaves (about 1 bunch)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons oil from oil−packed sun−dried tomatoes or olive oil
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • Olive Oil
  • 1 12 inch NY Style dough shell
  • 1/3 cup sliced drained oil−packed sun−dried tomatoes
  • 2 cups grated mozzarella cheese (about 8 ounces)
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

 

Step by Step Procedure


  1. Blend first 4 ingredients in processor to coarse puree.
  2. Transfer pesto to small bowl. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Press plastic directly onto surface of pesto to cover; refrigerate.)
  3. Preheat oven to 500F.
  4. Grease 12 inch pizza pan with olive oil.
  5. Arrange dough in pan and spread all of pesto over dough.
  6. Sprinkle with sun−dried tomatoes, then cheeses.
  7. Bake pizza until crust browns and cheese melts.

 

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