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Yesterday I promised to bring you a vegetarian, family-friendly recipe for the grill, and here it is! It is a five-ingredient grilled pesto pizza that is ready in just 20 minutes! | Healthy Seasonal Recipes | Katie Webster

5-ingredient grilled pesto pizza

  • Author: Katie Webster
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 5 servings 1x
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Don’t miss this vegetarian, family-friendly recipe for the grill! It is a five-ingredient grilled pesto pizza that is ready in just 20 minutes!          


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Ingredients

  • 1 1-lb to 1.25-lb. ball pizza dough, preferably whole-grain
  • All-purpose flour and/or cornmeal for dusting
  • ½ cup basil pesto
  • 1 large tomato, sliced
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill to medium heat.
  2. Dust work surface with flour. Roll pizza dough out to 15 to 16 inches. Sprinkle flour or cornmeal on a large un-rimmed baking sheet or pizza peel. Transfer the pizza dough to the baking sheet or peel.
  3. Brush grill grate to clean it and oil it with an oil soaked towel. Slide the dough off the baking sheet or peel onto the grill and cook until it is firmed up and crisped on the bottom, 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Carefully, Flip the dough over using the peel or tongs and baking sheet. Spread the pesto over the dough. Top with tomatoes and cheddar. Cover the grill and cook until the cheese is melted and the bottom of the crust is crispy, 5 to 7 minutes.

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