How to make Pesto and Grilled Vegetables Bread Pizza -

Toasted bread roundels spread with pesto, topped with grilled vegetables and mozzarella cheese and gratinated.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Pesto sauce (पेस्तो सॉस), Yellow squash (पीला कद्दू )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Pesto and Grilled Vegetables Bread Pizza

Pesto and Grilled Vegetables Bread Pizza Recipe Card


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Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Pesto and Grilled Vegetables Bread Pizza Recipe

  • Pesto sauce for spreading

  • Yellow squash cut into roundels ½ medium

  • Capsicum mixed, cut into triangles ½ cup

  • White bread slices 8

  • Fresh thyme sprigs 1-2

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Butter for spreading and greasing

  • Mozzarella cheese grated as required


Step 1

Take squash, zucchini, capsicums, torn thyme sprigs, salt, crushed peppercorns and olive oil in a bowl and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 10-15 minutes.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 180° C.

Step 3

Cut each bread slice into roundels with a medium sized cookie cutter.

Step 4

Spread some butter on each bread roundel and place them on a baking tray. Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake for 5-7 minutes or till golden and crisp.

Step 5

Heat an electric griller and grease with some butter. Place the marinated vegetables and grill till evenly golden. Transfer in a bowl.

Step 6

Spread some pesto on each toasted bread roundel and place one grilled zucchini roundel, one grilled squash roundel and grilled capsicum triangles on top. Put some mozzarella cheese on top.

Step 7

Place the baking tray back in the preheated oven and bake for 5 minutes or till the cheese melts.

Step 8

Serve hot.

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