Pesto sauce (for pizza especially)

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by spatchcock

A nice change from normal tomato-based pizza sauce. This is really nice with goat's cheese, roasted garlic pieces, and roasted halved cherry tomatoes.

Top Review by PartTimeVegetarian

This turned out great! I omitted the pine nuts, but followed the rest of the recipe and used it to top a naan bread which I then sprinkled with parm/romano/asiago. I baked it @ 350 for 15+/- minutes. Just fabulous!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender.
  2. Puree until the mixture forms a smooth, thick paste.
  3. Topping ideas for pesto pizza: Sliced crimini mushrooms.
  4. Reconstituted sun-dried tomatoes.
  5. Sliced black olives.
  6. Shaved Parmesan cheese.

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