Pesto Pizza is so fresh that my family begs for me to make it all the time now!
4 from 1 vote

Pesto Pizza

PESTO PIZZA is the best way to enjoy your basil and tomato harvest! It is fantastic for lunch, dinner or even an appetizer with friends!
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Author Aubrey Cota


  • Easy Peasey Pizza Dough
  • 1/4 cup of corn meal
  • 1/4 cup Homemade Pesto Sauce
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pound fresh mozzarella sliced then torn into pieces
  • 1 large tomato cut into slices


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F
  • prepare Easy Peasey Pizza Dough according to recipe
  • spread corn meal onto pizza pan or pizza stone (prevents the dough from sticking)
  • using your hands stretch the dough to about 12 inches or your desired thickness
  • lay dough onto the pizza pan
  • spread the Homemade Pesto Sauce on the pizza dough leaving a 1 inch border around the edges
  • brush the edge of the dough with olive oil
  • spread out the pieces of mozzarella cheese evenly over the pesto sauce
  • then layer with the tomatoes evenly on top
  • place in the oven and bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly and slightly golden
  • allow to cool for a minute or two then slice and enjoy!