Homemade Pesto Pizza: Fresh and Savory

Homemade Pesto Pizza: Fresh and Savory

Imagine savoring the aroma of freshly baked pizza wafting through your kitchen—your taste buds tingling in anticipation. Our Homemade Pesto Pizza is the epitome of fresh and savory goodness, and we’re excited to share this delightful recipe with you.


  • 1 pizza dough
  • 1/2 cup homemade basil pesto
  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup black olives, sliced
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C).
  2. Roll out the pizza dough on a floured surface to your desired thickness.
  3. Spread a generous layer of homemade basil pesto evenly over the dough.
  4. Top with fresh mozzarella cheese, cherry tomatoes, and black olives.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until the crust is golden and the cheese is bubbly.
  7. Remove from the oven, garnish with fresh basil leaves, and let it cool for a minute before slicing.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 1 delicious homemade pesto pizza

Our Homemade Pesto Pizza is a celebration of fresh ingredients, and it’s perfect for a cozy night in with loved ones or a quick weeknight dinner.

Nutritional Information: Calories per serving – 350, Total Fat – 18g, Protein – 12g, Carbohydrates – 35g

Imagine biting into a slice of our Homemade Pesto Pizza: the crispy crust, the creamy mozzarella, the burst of flavor from cherry tomatoes, and the aromatic basil pesto. It’s a slice of heaven that you can create in your own kitchen. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a beginner, this recipe is a breeze to make, and the result is a pizza that will have your family and friends asking for seconds. So, roll up your sleeves, get your apron on, and let’s make some Homemade Pesto Pizza magic together!

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