Garlic Butter Crusted Margherita Pizza

Roasted garlic and butter on the crust really enhance this Margherita pizza.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6

Ingredients

2
teaspoons olive oil
3
cups cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2
teaspoon chopped roasted garlic or chopped garlic
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
can Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust
2
tablespoons butter, softened
1
tablespoon chopped roasted garlic or chopped garlic
8
oz fresh mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
1/4
cup fresh basil strips
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Grease large dark or nonstick cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray; set aside.
  • 2 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add tomatoes, 1/2 teaspoon roasted garlic and the salt. Reduce heat to medium; cook 10 to 15 minutes or until tomatoes are thickened, stirring frequently. Set aside; cool slightly.
  • 3 Unroll dough on cookie sheet. Press out dough to 15x10-inch rectangle. In small bowl, mix butter and 1 tablespoon roasted garlic. Spread over dough. Bake 7 minutes; remove from oven.
  • 4 Evenly distribute tomato mixture over partially baked crust. Top with mozzarella cheese.
  • 5 Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust is golden brown. Sprinkle basil strips over pizza before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    350
    (
    Calories from Fat
    150),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    17g
    17%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    860mg
    860%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    36g
    36%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    14g
    14%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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