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Tomato Pesto Pizza

Tomato Pesto Pizza
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 8
Ready-made basil pesto lends classic Italian garlic-and-herb flavor to this pizza that steps outside the box!

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

Directions

  • 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

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

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
410mg
17%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
3g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
6%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

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