Delight your taste buds with these mouthwatering Basil Pesto Portobello Pizzas. The combination of earthy portobello mushrooms and vibrant basil pesto creates a flavor explosion that will leave you craving more.
Basil Pesto Portobello Pizzas
- 4 large portobello mushrooms, stems removed
- 1 cup fresh basil leaves
- 1/2 cup pine nuts
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cup fresh mozzarella, sliced
- Balsamic glaze for drizzling
- Fresh basil leaves for garnish
- Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
- Clean the portobello mushrooms and remove the stems.
- In a food processor, combine basil, pine nuts, garlic, Parmesan cheese, and olive oil. Blend until smooth.
- Season the portobello mushrooms with salt and pepper, then spread the basil pesto mixture over each mushroom.
- Top each mushroom with cherry tomatoes and mozzarella slices.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the mushrooms are tender and the cheese is melted and golden.
- Remove from the oven, drizzle with balsamic glaze, and garnish with fresh basil leaves.
- Serve hot and enjoy your delicious Basil Pesto Portobello Pizzas!
Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories: 320 | Fat: 25g | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 15g