Tomato Pesto Pizza

Ready-made basil pesto lends classic Italian garlic-and-herb flavor to this pizza that steps outside the box!

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
can (11 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated thin pizza crust
1/4
cup refrigerated basil pesto (from 7-oz container)
2
large plum (Roma) tomatoes, chopped
1
cup shredded Italian cheese blend (4 oz)
2
tablespoons fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray or grease 15x10-inch or larger dark or nonstick cookie sheet. Unroll dough on cookie sheet; starting at center, press dough into 15x10-inch rectangle.
  • 2 Spread pesto to within 1/2 inch of edges of dough. Top with tomatoes; sprinkle with cheese.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until crust edges are golden brown and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with basil.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray or grease 15x10-inch or larger dark or nonstick cookie sheet. Unroll dough on cookie sheet; starting at center, press dough into 15x10-inch rectangle.
  • 2 Spread pesto to within 1/2 inch of edges of dough. Top with tomatoes; sprinkle with cheese.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until crust edges are golden brown and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with basil.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For an appetizer, cut pizza into bite-size squares, and insert a party toothpick into each piece.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
410mg
410%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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