If you like cheese and fresh tomatoes, you will love this pizza. Use good quality cheeses and fresh herbs if you can get them. A good pizza doesn’t have to have a lot of cheese.
Using a prepared pesto makes this pizza easy and quick to put together.
one pizza dough recipe, mix, or refrigerated dough for a 15-inch pizza
1/4 cup prepared pesto
3/4 cup prepared pizza or spaghetti sauce
1 tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped, or 1 teaspoon dried oregano
2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped, or 1/2 tablespoon dried basil
3/4 cup grated mozzarella
3/4 cup grated Romano cheese.
2 tomatoes, sliced
2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan
- Make the pizza dough and the pizza crust per the package instructions.
- Brush the crust with the prepared pesto and then cover it with pizza sauce. Sprinkle with the oregano and basil. Top with the grated cheeses.
- Bake in a preheated oven, 450 degrees, until almost done, about 12 minutes. Top with the tomato slices and sprinkle with Parmesan.
- Return to the oven and bake for another two or three minutes or until completely baked. Serve hot.