Easy Three-Cheese Pesto Pizza Recipe
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Easy Three-Cheese Pesto Pizza Recipe

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With a ready-made crust, this pizza can be on a serving tray in half an hour. The triple cheese blend will make these slices go fast.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 prebaked 12-inch pizza crust
  • 1/2 cup prepared pesto
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped ripe olives
  • 1 medium tomato, thinly sliced

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 177 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 477mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 9g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a small skillet, saute onion and red pepper in oil until tender. Remove from heat; set aside.
  2. Place crust on an ungreased 14-in. pizza pan. Spread pesto to within 1/2 in. of edges. Layer with cheeses, onion mixture, olives and tomato.
  3. Bake 15-18 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 16 slices.
Originally published as Three-Cheese Pesto Pizza in Taste of Home February/March 2008, p57

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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jsgoldn User ID: 6355243 79032
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2014

"Very good. Substituted a handful of cheddar-Jack cheese for the feta. Only used half the can of olives."

low4cdakota User ID: 6209685 96504
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2011

"this is the absolute best pizza i've ever made. its so fast and simple. i've made it over and over again, and finally made two at a party the other night and it was a big hit!!! no joke!"

sulynn051467 User ID: 4338984 152583
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2009

"Very good and different! Delicious!"

lisemorin User ID: 4422688 129341
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2009

"It's really delicious, my husband and two son's loved it, it has that bisto taste that makes everyone ask for more"

hegratrix User ID: 3520177 209045
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2009

"My family loves this recipe. It's easy and delicious. We make it on a regular basis."

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