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Pesto Pizza

Pesto Pizza

"Our Test Kitchen kneaded basil, oregano and Parmesan cheese into packaged bread dough for this full-flavored crust. Purchased pesto sauce keeps it big on taste and convenience."
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Ingredients

40 m servings
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  1. Place dough on a lightly floured surface; let rest for 10 minutes. Knead in 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, basil and oregano. Roll into a 12-in. circle; place on a greased 12-in. pizza pan. Prick with a fork. Bake at 425 degrees F for 10 minutes.
  2. Spread pesto sauce over the crust. Sprinkle with mushrooms, mozzarella cheese and the remaining Parmesan cheese. Bake 8-10 minutes longer or until golden brown.

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Reviews

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  1. 36 Ratings

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Most helpful positive review

This pizza was so flavorful! I used premade pizza dough and just sprinkled the parmesan, oregano, and basil on top of the pesto instead of mixing into the dough. Also, I added a few cloves of c...

Most helpful critical review

I like the basic idea - pesto on a pizza is good. But I think this recipe needs to be tinkered with. The frozen bread dough was convenient to use, but I didn't like the texture of the crust it...

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This pizza was so flavorful! I used premade pizza dough and just sprinkled the parmesan, oregano, and basil on top of the pesto instead of mixing into the dough. Also, I added a few cloves of c...

Awesome! Wow! A few things... 1. I have never had pesto before. Pretty incredible considering how much I cook and love pasta. It just always kind of frightened me. Don't be frightened. It...

This has become a favorite recipe in my house, thank you for sharing! I would suggest using 1/3 cup pesto (I use the prepared kind found in the produce section of the grocery store), instead of ...

I loved this pizza. I used the quick and easy crust by Amanda Rider and added the spices to the dough as directed here. I used mediterranean cheese crumbles. I used fresh basil, snipped instead ...

I basically followed none of the instructions, but used the ingredients (for the most part). For less work, I used a pre-made pizza crust, spread the pesto, and sprinkled everything else on top...

I give this 5 stars, Husband gives it three. While we're both the kinds of folks who appreciate a good greasy cheesy pizza with bacon and pepperoni, I have to admit, I enjoy the more "artisan" p...

This is a great change from a basic pizza. I used 'Whole Wheat and Honey Pizza Dough' from this site, and added the spices and cheese suggested. Delicious!

AMAZING!!!

AWESOME! Will definitely be making again.

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