A quick and delicious recipe for Basil Pesto Pita Pizza that’s perfect for any occasion.
Basil Pesto Pita Pizza
- 4 whole wheat pita bread
- 1 cup fresh basil leaves, packed
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/3 cup pine nuts
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
- Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
- In a food processor, combine basil, Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, and garlic. Pulse until finely chopped.
- With the processor running, slowly pour in the olive oil until the mixture becomes a smooth pesto.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Place the pita bread on a baking sheet. Spread a generous amount of pesto on each pita.
- Top with cherry tomatoes and mozzarella cheese.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are golden and the cheese is melted.
- Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before slicing.
- Serve and enjoy your delicious Basil Pesto Pita Pizza!
Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 12 minutes | Total Time: 27 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories – 320, Fat – 22g, Carbohydrates – 26g, Protein – 8g