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Classic Pizza Margharita

Classic Pizza MargharitaAn easy pizza deserves an easy salad, so open a bag of 'ready-to-toss, dressing-included' Caesar salad, sit back and enjoy the meal.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (12-inch) prepared pizza crust or Italian bread shell
1/3 cup BUITONI® Pesto with Basil
3 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 450ºF (230ºC). Place pizza crust on baking sheet.
  2. Spread pesto over pizza crust. Arrange tomatoes over pesto. Sprinkle with cheese and crushed red pepper.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust is golden brown. Cut into wedges.

Makes 8 servings.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.