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5 Ingredient Tomato Pesto Pizza

Heidi Davison
Tomato Pesto Pizza is bursting with flavor and ready in just 30 minutes. It can feed the whole family for under ten dollars!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Entree
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 -8

Ingredients
  

  • 1 uncooked pizza dough store bought or homemade
  • 1/2 cup basil pesto
  • 1 cup or more shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 12 large basil leaves
  • 1 large diced tomato

Instructions
 

  • Heat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Roll out dough onto pizza pan or stone.
  • Smear pesto all over the dough, leaving about 1/2 inch space around the edges.
  • Sprinkle the cheese over the pesto.
  • Evenly distribute the basil leaves across the cheese.
  • Sprinkle the tomato on the top.
  • Bake at 425 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until the edges of the dough are browned.
  • Serve immediately.

Notes

Dough may need to cook longer with certain types of store bought pizza dough.