Homemade Pesto and Roasted Tomato Pizza

Homemade Pesto and Roasted Tomato Pizza

Picture yourself in a cozy Italian kitchen, the aroma of fresh basil and roasted tomatoes filling the air. Today, we’re going to whip up a delightful homemade pesto and roasted tomato pizza that will transport your taste buds straight to Italy.


  • Pizza dough
  • Pesto sauce
  • Cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. Roll out the pizza dough on a floured surface to your desired thickness.
  3. Spread a generous layer of pesto sauce over the pizza dough.
  4. Arrange halved cherry tomatoes and slices of fresh mozzarella on top.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until the crust is golden and the cheese is bubbly.
  6. Remove from the oven and garnish with fresh basil leaves. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Homemade Pesto and Roasted Tomato Pizza is a burst of flavors – the aromatic basil pesto blends perfectly with the sweetness of roasted tomatoes, all atop a crispy crust. It’s a delightful dish that will surely become a favorite at your family gatherings.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories: 350, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 32g, Protein: 15g

Picture yourself savoring each bite of this delicious pizza, the vibrant flavors dancing on your taste buds. Whether it’s a casual weeknight dinner or a gathering with friends, this Homemade Pesto and Roasted Tomato Pizza will be a hit. Buon appetito!

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