Three-Cheese Pesto Pizza Recipe

We love the bold flavor of this pizza that's a bit different from the traditional. The pesto, cheese and olive topping makes a delicious statement. Serve it as a main dish...or as a fun appetizer cut in smaller pieces. -- Pat Stevens, Granbury, Texas

Photo by Claudette S.
Adapted from tasteofhome.com

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

16

slices

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

16

servings

Adapted from tasteofhome.com

Ingredients

  • Ingredients

  • 1/2

    cup chopped red onion

  • 1/2

    cup chopped sweet red pepper

  • 1

    tablespoon olive oil

  • 1

    prebaked 12-inch thin pizza crust

  • 1/2

    cup prepared pesto sauce

  • 1/2

    cup chopped ripe olives

  • 1

    cup crumbled feta cheese

  • 1

    cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

  • 1

    cup shredded Parmesan cheese

  • 2

    plum tomatoes, thinly sliced

Directions

Directions In a small skillet, saute onion and red pepper in oil until tender. Place crust on an ungreased 12-in. pizza pan; spread with pesto. Top with onion mixture, olives, cheeses and tomatoes. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings. Nutritional Facts 1 serving (1 each) equals 751 calories, 42 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 61 mg cholesterol, 1,676 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 35 g protein. Originally published as Three-Cheese Pesto Pizza in Taste of Home June/July 2003, p39 Sweet Red Wine Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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