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Caprese Pesto Pizza

Fresh basil pesto, tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and drizzle of balsamic vinegar combine for a fresh & delicious flatbread pizza.
Cuisine Main dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 -4
Author Allie Taylor

Ingredients

  • Pizza:
  • 2 flatbreads
  • fresh basil pesto
  • 2 large tomatoes sliced into thin rounds
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella cut in rounds
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Garnish: fresh snipped basil
  • Basil Pesto:
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic or more
  • pepper to taste
  • olive oil

Instructions

  • Crisp up the flatbreads on a baking sheet under the broiler in the oven for a couple minutes until just crisping.
  • Watch closely!
  • Remove from oven and cool.
  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • Fresh Basil Pesto:
  • Place basil leaves, garlic, parmesan and black pepper in food processor.
  • Drizzle a few tablespoons of olive oil in and process.
  • Add more olive oil if needed for spreadable consistency.
  • Spread each flatbread with 1/2 of basil pesto mixture.
  • Top with tomato rounds.
  • Top with fresh mozzarella rounds.
  • Bake for 5-10 minutes on lowest oven rack until flatbread is crispy and cheese is melty.
  • Garnish with fresh chopped basil and a drizzle of balsamic vinegar.
  • Serve immediately.