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 Time5 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Total Time19 mins
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 (10-ounce) pre-baked whole-wheat pizza crust
  • 1/4 cup pesto (pre-made)
  • 1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon 1% reduced-fat milk
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup torn fresh basil leaves

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450˚.
    Place pizza crust on a baking sheet. Spread pesto evenly over crust.
    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.
    Remove from oven, and top with fresh basil. Cut into 6 wedges.

Notes

Source of recipe: Jessica Cox, RD
5/5 (1 Review)