Southeast Dairy Association - Three-Cheese Tomato-Basil Pizza

Three-Cheese Tomato-Basil Pizza

This easy veggie pizza is packed with protein from ricotta, mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 14 minutes
Total Time: 19 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 1 (10-ounce) pre-baked whole-wheat pizza crust
  • 14 cup pesto (pre-made)
  • 12 cup ricotta cheese
  • 12 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 14 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 14 cup torn fresh basil leaves


  1. Preheat oven to 450˚.
  2. Place pizza crust on a baking sheet. Spread pesto evenly over crust.
  3. Stir together ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, milk and garlic; spread over crust. Top with tomatoes, and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake 14 minutes or until cheese melts.
  4. Remove from oven, and top with fresh basil. Cut into 6 wedges.


Source of recipe: Jessica Cox, RD

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