Mediterranean Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella
The unbeatable flavors of the Mediterranean top this scrumptious pizza—like pesto, roasted red peppers, sun-dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, pine nuts and mozzarella cheese.
1 (14-inch) pre-baked pizza crust or 2 (8-inch) pre-baked pizza crusts
3/4 cup pesto sauce (basil-based)
1/2 cup sliced roasted red peppers
1/4 cup sliced sun-dried tomatoes (packed in oil)
1/4 cup sliced kalamata olives
1/4 cup pine nuts
4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
4 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
- Preheat the oven to 400°F (205°C).
- Place the pizza crust(s) on a pizza pan or a large baking sheet. Spread the crust(s) with pesto sauce. Top with the peppers, tomatoes, olives, and pine nuts. Sprinkle with the shredded mozzarella, and place the mozzarella slices on top.
- Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until the pizza has reached the desired doneness.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.