Vegetarian Pesto Pizza Recipe

Vegetarian pesto pizza with feta cheese photo by Javier Vasquez / Getty Images
  • 24 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 14 mins
  • Yield: 10 slices of pizza
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This vegetarian pesto pizza recipe uses pesto instead of tomato sauce, and is topped with feta, artichokes and Kalamata olives for a Mediterranean and Greek inspired fusion vegetarian pizza! Vegetarian pesto pizza recipe courtesy of the Wheat Foods Council.

What You'll Need

  • 1 15 inch pre-made pizza crust
  • 1/2 cup vegetarian pesto sauce
  • 6 ounce feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 6 oz. jar artichokes, drained and chopped (optional)
  • 1/3 cup hydrated sun-dried tomatoes, sliced (optional)
  • 1/2 cup chopped Kalamata olives (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 F.
  2. Spread pesto sauce over crust. Sprinkle on feta cheese. Add artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes and olives if you'd like.
  3. Bake your pesto pizza for 15 minutes or until heated through. Makes 10 slices of vegetarian pizza.

Nutrition: Each slice provides approximately: 260 calories, 10 g protein, 29 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, 13 g fat (5 g saturated), 19 mg cholesterol, 80 mcg folate, 3 mg iron, 608 mg sodium.

Looking for more creative ways to enjoy homemade pizza? 
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