Homemade Pesto & Mozzarella Pizza

Homemade Pesto & Mozzarella Pizza

Picture this: a golden-brown crust, perfectly crisp, adorned with vibrant green swirls of homemade pesto and oozing with the irresistible stretch of fresh mozzarella. Our Homemade Pesto & Mozzarella Pizza is a culinary masterpiece that brings together the rich flavors of basil, garlic, and cheese in every bite.


  • Pizza dough
  • Homemade pesto sauce
  • Fresh mozzarella, sliced
  • Cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Garlic cloves, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish


  1. Preheat your oven to 450°F (230°C).
  2. Roll out the pizza dough on a floured surface to your desired thickness.
  3. Spread a generous layer of homemade pesto over the dough.
  4. Evenly distribute slices of fresh mozzarella and halved cherry tomatoes.
  5. Drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil, sprinkle minced garlic, salt, and pepper.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the crust is golden and the cheese is bubbly.
  7. Remove from the oven, garnish with fresh basil, and let it cool slightly before slicing.

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 1 delicious homemade pizza

This Homemade Pesto & Mozzarella Pizza is a celebration of simple yet exquisite flavors. The aromatic pesto, paired with the creaminess of fresh mozzarella, creates a symphony of tastes that will transport your taste buds to Italy. Whether shared with loved ones or savored solo, this pizza is a culinary journey worth taking.

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In conclusion, our Homemade Pesto & Mozzarella Pizza is not just a meal; it’s a sensory experience. From the enticing aroma that fills your kitchen to the satisfying crunch of the crust, every element is crafted to perfection. So, gather your ingredients, preheat that oven, and embark on a gastronomic adventure that promises to delight your palate and elevate your pizza game.

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