spinach tomato pesto pizza

Spinach Tomato Pesto Pizza
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Incorporating vegetables is a great way to make a family favorite a lot healthier. This pizza is a delicious way to make sure that kids get their veggies!
Serves: 6
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 3 cups spinach leaves, chopped
  • 2 cups fresh basil, chopped
  • ¼ cup walnuts or pine nuts
  • ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 (16 oz) package fresh whole wheat pizza dough
  • 1 cup shredded part skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1-2 medium tomatoes, diced or sliced
  1. Put garlic in a food processor and mince. Add spinach, basil, nuts and Parmesan. Puree. Slowly add olive oil and scrape down sides of bowl as needed. Salt to taste.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. On a floured surface, roll out pizza dough into one large pizza or cut off a few pieces and roll out small individual pizzas. Spread with about three fourths of the spinach basil pesto and top with mozzarella cheese and tomato. Bake for 10 – 12 minutes until cheese has melted and crust is browned.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 382 Fat: 18 g Carbohydrates: 36 g Fiber: 5 g Protein: 16 g