Spinach Pesto Pizza


  • One prepared pizza crust
  • 1 t olive oil
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 cup basil pesto (see below)
  • 4 roma tomatoes sliced
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 2 t lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese

For pesto:

  • 1/2 cup basil leaves
  • 1/3 cup pine nus
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 t lemon juice
  • salt to taste

Combine basil, pine nuts, garlic and lemon juice in a food processor. Stream in the olive oil and lemon juice with the food processor running. Add salt to taste.

Pizza Instructions:

Preheat oven to 425 degrees and prepare the pizza crust by pre-cooking for 5 minutes.

In a skillet, add the olive oil and cook the peppers and onions on med-high heat until tender. Then add the spinach until wilted. Add the 2 teaspoons of lemon juice. Spread the prepared pesto on the pizza crust (just pre-cooked for 5 minutes), add the veggies, sliced tomatoes, and parmesan cheese. Bake 10 -15 minutes at 425 degrees.

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