Rezept: Pizza Pesto

Recipe: Pizza with green pesto


Recipe: Pizza with green pesto Green pizza with pesto instead of tomato sauce.

Green pizza with homemade pesto 

Classic pizza always needs a good tomato sauce, of course. We have already written a lot about this. But how about a green pizza with pesto as the base instead of tomato sauce? Here is a recipe for delicious homemade pesto for pizza. Of course, it's also delicious with pasta or fish.

Pesto verde: 

7 tbsp olive oil 
80 g hard cheese (Parmesan or Pecorino) 
2-3 cloves of garlic 
50 g rocket 
25 g pine nuts 
2 tbsp lemon juice 
1/4 tsp salt 
Chilli powder or flakes to taste 

Pesto preparation: 

Wash the rocket well and shake dry, remove the stems. Peel the garlic cloves and chop finely. Grate the hard cheese Put everything in the blender with the other ingredients. Add the olive oil little by little. Do not forget to taste and season.

Topping:

  • 100 g dried tomatoes - chopped 150 g 
  • Parma ham 
  • 100 g brown mushrooms 
  • 1 courgette Mozzarella 
  • 4 radishes sliced 
  • 50 g pine nuts 
  • Olive oil 
  • Salt & pepper 

Preparation Pizza: 

Spread the pesto on the spread out pizza blank. Spread the mushrooms, courgettes and mozzarella on top and place in the oven until the pizza is crispy just the way you like it. Then spread the remaining topping ingredients according to your taste and enjoy. Enjoy your meal!