Pesto Pizza

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 228.8
  • Total Fat: 13.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 24.9 mg
  • Sodium: 446.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 10.7 g

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Introduction

Light pizza with fresh ingredients and a whole wheat crust Light pizza with fresh ingredients and a whole wheat crust
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    Fresh Direct Whole Wheat Pizza Dough (thawed)
    Mozzarella Cheese, whole milk, 8 oz, sliced thinly
    Red Ripe Tomatoes, 2 medium whole, sliced
    Basil, 25 leaves
    Pine Nuts, 2 tbsp, toasted
    Parmesan Cheese, grated, .25 cup
    Olive Oil, 2 tbsp
    Lemon, 1 tbsp zest and 1 tbsp juice
    Garlic, 2 clove, roughly chopped
    Bread crumbs, dry, grated, seasoned, .2 cup

Directions

Preheat oven to 500 degrees.

Combine basil, parmesan, toasted pine nuts, lemon zest, lemon juice, and olive oil in small food processor. Blend until smooth.

Sprinkle baking sheet with bread crumbs. Briefly knead pizza dough and roll out to a thin crust (about 12-16" in diameter). Transfer to the baking sheet carefully. Poke holes into the dough with fork to prevent rising.

Spread pesto mixture onto dough, top with tomato and mozzarella slices. Bake for approximately 12-15 minutes, until crisp.

Serve...one piece and a salad will be a decent lunch portion.

Serving Size: Makes 8 small pieces

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LILMANN.

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