Pesto Pizza With Sliced Tomatoes Recipe

Spice up a traditional cheese pizza with pesto legitimate Italian flavor. In addition to tomato sauce, raw tomatoes are a great source of the antioxidant lycopene. Get more from your favorite pizza with the addition of a few more nutritional toppings.

Recipe Is: Meatless

Ingredients

  • 1 (10-ounce) pizza crust (such as Boboli)
  • 3 tablespoons commercial pesto
  • 1 3/4 cups (1/4-inch-thick) slices plum tomato
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Nutritional Information

  • Calories per serving 320
  • Fat per serving 13g
  • Saturated fat per serving 5g
  • Monounsaturated fat per serving 3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat per serving 2g
  • Protein per serving 17g
  • Carbohydrate per serving 37g
  • Fiber per serving 6g
  • Cholesterol per serving 16mg
  • Iron per serving 2mg
  • Sodium per serving 650mg
  • Calcium per serving 231mg
  • Calories per serving 320
  • Fat per serving 13g
  • Saturated fat per serving 5g
  • Monounsaturated fat per serving 3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat per serving 2g
  • Protein per serving 17g
  • Carbohydrate per serving 37g
  • Fiber per serving 6g
  • Cholesterol per serving 16mg
  • Iron per serving 2mg
  • Sodium per serving 650mg
  • Calcium per serving 231mg

How to really make it

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450.

Step 2

Place pizza crust on a baking pan and spread pesto on the top inside a thin layer (might be some bare spots), leaving about a 1-inch border. Arrange tomato slices in one layer on the top, and sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 450 for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.

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