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Three-Cheese Pesto Pizza Recipe

Three-Cheese Pesto Pizza Recipe

We love the bold flavor of this pizza that's a bit different from the traditional. The pesto, cheese and olive topping makes a delicious statement. Serve it as a main dish...or as a fun appetizer cut in smaller pieces. -- Pat Stevens, Granbury, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 1. In a small skillet, saute onion and red pepper in oil until tender. Place crust on an ungreased 12-in. pizza pan; spread with pesto. Top with onion mixture, olives, cheeses and tomatoes.
  • 2. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 751 calories, 42 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 61 mg cholesterol, 1,676 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 35 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.