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Pesto Pizza

 Pesto Pizza
Once a week, a good friend of mine fixes supper for me, my husband and our two daughters. We always request the same thing—her great pizza!—Arlyn Kantz, Ft. Worth, Texas
6-8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4 whole garlic cloves
  • 1-1/2 cups lightly packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1 prebaked 12-inch pizza crust
  • Shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, sliced tomato, ripe olives and fresh mushrooms or toppings of your choice


  • In a blender, combine oil and garlic; cover and process until smooth.
  • Add basil and blend thoroughly. Spread over crust. Sprinkle with
  • toppings. Bake at 425° for 10 minutes. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 255 calories, 16 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 263 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 6 g protein.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.