Total Time
40mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 15 mins

california pizza kitchen cookbook

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. pesto:.
  2. combine basil, olive oil, pine nuts and garlic in food processor with steel knife attachment; process at high speed; stop frequently to scrape down sides of bowl, till contents are well blended.
  3. transfer to small bowl and blend in cheese by hand.
  4. when thoroughly blended, cover closely with clear plastic wrap and set aside in refrigerator (allow to come to room temperature before assembling pizza).
  5. to make pizza:.
  6. preheat oven to 425.
  7. prepare dough.
  8. use the back of a spoon to spread pesto evenly over the surface of the prepared dough, within the rim.
  9. cover the pesto with all but 1/2 cup of the cheese.
  10. place tomato slices over the cheese, evenly spaced, about 1 inch apart.
  11. distribute sun dried tomato strips and olive slices over the tomatoes.
  12. sprinkle an additional 1/2 cup of cheese over the other ingredients. place shrimp halves, skin side up over the top of the pizza.
  13. transfer the pizza to the preheated oven; bake till crust is crisp and golden and cheese is bubbly in center, about 15 minutes.
  14. the shrimp should be opaque and cooked through.

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