Grilled Italian Pesto Pizza

Enjoy this hearty grilled pizza with two types of cheese, tomatoes and basil pesto - dinner ready in just 25 minutes!

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
can (11 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated thin pizza crust
1/2
cup basil pesto
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
3
large plum (Roma) tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1/2
cup whole basil leaves
1/4
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill to medium heat. Cut 14 x 14-inch piece of heavy duty foil; spray foil with cooking spray. Place dough on foil; starting at center press dough to 12-inch round. Place dough on grill, foil side down. Cook, uncovered, 3 minutes or until bottom of crust is light golden brown. Remove from grill.
  • 2 Using wide spatula, flip crust over so uncooked side is down. Brush pesto over pizza crust. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of the mozzarella cheese over pesto. Arrange tomato slices and basil leaves on cheese. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese and the Parmesan cheese.
  • 3 Place pizza onto grill, foil side down. Cook, covered, an additional 3 to 4 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese begins to melt.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    510
    (
    Calories from Fat
    270),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    30g
    30%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    970mg
    970%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    41g
    41%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    19g
    19%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    40%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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