Pesto Pizza Recipe With Sun Dried Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Pineapples And Olives

Pesto Pizza With Sun Dried Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Pineapples And Olives is a delicious homemade pizza with the goodness of pesto and vegetables. Serve it with Zucchini Salad With Thai Hot Chili Dressing and Rich Chocolate Brownies for your weekend dinner.

Divya Shivaraman
Pesto Pizza Recipe With Sun Dried Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Pineapples And Olives
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Pesto Pizza With Sun Dried Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Pineapples And Olives is one of the endless variants possible when making pizzas.

This recipe uses a basil-walnut-pesto as the base sauce, topped with tangy sundried tomatoes and mushrooms with a sweet twist of pineapple along with it.

If you are looking for a homemade pizza for your house parties, you can give this recipe a try.

Serve Pesto Pizza Recipe With Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Pineapples And Olives as a party appetizer, or with Zucchini Salad With Thai Hot Chili Dressing for a weeknight dinner. You can also serve Rich Chocolate Brownies to end your delicious meal.

Have you tries some of these delicious pizza varieties like: 

  1. Whole Wheat & Ragi Crust Skillet Pizza
  2. Potato Pizza, Cauliflower Crust Pizza
  3. Harissa Roasted Carrot Pizza

Prep in

120 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

150 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

    For Pizza Crust
  • 1-1/4 cup All Purpose Flour (Maida)
  • 3/4 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Onion powder
  • Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 3 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
  • Water , as needed to knead the dough
  • For Basil Walnut Pesto
  • 1 cup Basil leaves
  • 1/3 cup Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper , as needed
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1/4 cup Walnuts
  • 2 teaspoon Chia Seeds
  • For Pizza Toppings
  • 1/4 cup Pineapple , diced
  • 1/4 cup Button mushrooms , sliced
  • 1/3 cup Kalamata Olives
  • 1/4 cup Sun Dried Tomatoes , chopped
  • Mozzarella cheese , grated, as needed
  • Cheddar cheese , grated, as needed

How to make Pesto Pizza Recipe With Sun Dried Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Pineapples And Olives

  1. To begin making the Pesto Pizza Recipe With Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Pineapples And Olives first prepare the Pesto.

  2. To do this, add all the ingredients listed under "For Basil Walnut Pesto" into a food processor which includes basil leaves, olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic, walnuts and chia seeds. Grind down to a smooth paste. Keep this aside till later use.

  3. To prepare the dough for the pizza base, add the all purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, olive oil, sugar into a medium bowl and stir well.

  4. Add curd and knead with water if required. Work the dough into a smooth ball that is pliable. Grease the bowl and the ball of dough and cover it. Set aside for 2 to 3 hours.

  5. When you are ready to prepare the pizzas, pre heat the oven to 200 degrees C.

  6. Dust some flour on your counter top, upturn the dough onto it and knead it for about 3-4 minutes.

  7. Then, roll it out into a disc about 8 inches in diameter, using a rolling pin

  8. Using a fork, poke some holes all over the base. Place the dough on the pizza stone or a flat pan and place it in the oven to bake until slightly golden.

  9. Remove the pizza base from the oven and spread prepared basil walnut pesto. Sprinkle the cheese generously. Assemble the rest of the toppings like pineapple, mushroom, kalamata olives, sun dried tomatoes and return it to the oven.

  10. Bake until the cheese melts, take it out of the oven, slice and serve hot.

  11. Serve Pesto Pizza Recipe With Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Pineapples And Olives as a party appetizer, or with Zucchini Salad With Thai Hot Chili Dressing for a weeknight dinner. You can also serve Rich Chocolate Brownies to end your delicious meal.

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Last Modified On Sunday, 01 April 2018 10:01
     
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