Delicious and flavorful, this Sunflower Seed Pesto Pizza is a unique twist on the classic. The nutty goodness of sunflower seeds adds a delightful crunch to every bite, making it a favorite among pizza enthusiasts.
Sunflower Seed Pesto Pizza
- 1 pre-made pizza dough
- 1/2 cup sunflower seeds, toasted
- 1 cup fresh basil leaves
- 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 mozzarella cheese, shredded
- Fresh arugula for topping
- Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
- Roll out the pizza dough on a floured surface to your desired thickness.
- In a food processor, combine toasted sunflower seeds, basil, garlic, Parmesan cheese, and olive oil. Blend until smooth to create the sunflower seed pesto.
- Spread the sunflower seed pesto evenly over the pizza dough.
- Top with cherry tomatoes and mozzarella cheese.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the crust is golden and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
- Remove from the oven and let it cool slightly before topping with fresh arugula.
- Slice and serve your delicious Sunflower Seed Pesto Pizza!
Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 20 minutes | Total time: 35 minutes
Yield: 1 delicious Sunflower Seed Pesto Pizza
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories – 350kcal, Fat – 20g, Carbohydrates – 30g, Protein – 10g