Mostly Homemade Mom: Tomato Pesto Pizza

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Tomato Pesto Pizza

It's so funny how the simplest recipes often are the ones my family craves the most! I whipped this up last minute, mainly because I had a container of cherry tomatoes that needed to be used. I had also made my own fresh pesto for the first time a few days prior, but feel free to use your favorite jarred version. I was thrilled because this pizza tastes a lot like a white pizza I used to order when I was in high school. Yum!

Tomato Pesto Pizza

refrigerated pizza crust (I used thin)
1/3 cup pesto
1 container cherry tomatoes, halved
1-2 cups mozzarella cheese

Prebake crust at 400 degrees for about 7 minutes. Spread pesto on crust as evenly as possible leaving about 1/2 inch from all edges. Top pesto with cherry tomato halves and then with desired amount of mozzarella cheese. Bake pizza for another 8-11 minutes making sure cheese is completely melted.

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  1. This looks so yummy! It might be going on my Friday Favorites! ;-)

    Do you have a recipe for the pesto?

    1. I have a great recipe for the pesto, I'll make it a point to post that next week. We need a new batch anyway!

  2. Your pizza looks delicious! I'd love to see the pesto recipe too! :)


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