How to make Tomato Pesto Pizza -

Pizza bases spread with pesto sauce, topped with tomatoes, onions and cheese and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Large tomatoes, Pesto sauce (पेस्तो सॉस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Tomato Pesto Pizza

Tomato Pesto Pizza Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Tomato Pesto Pizza Recipe

  • Large tomatoes 2

  • Pesto sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Small whole wheat pizza bases 2

  • Medium onions 2

  • Schezwan chutney 2 tablespoons

  • Cheese spread 4 tablespoons

  • Olive oil 2-3 tablespoons

  • Processed cheese grated 50 grams


Step 1

Preheat oven at 180º C. Slice tomatoes into roundels. Halve the onions and then slice

Step 2

Put schezwan chutney and cheese spread in a bowl and mix well.

Step 3

Apply some of this mixture on each pizza base, arrange some of the tomato and onion slices overlapping each other.

Step 4

Take pesto sauce in a bowl, add 2-3 tbsps olive oil and mix well. Drizzle some of the pesto sauce on top and sprinkle some of the grated cheese. Place the pizza on a baking tray.

Step 5

You can make pizzas using brown burger bun halves. Arrange the topping in the same way and bake in the oven.

Step 6

Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes.

Step 7

Remove from oven, transfer on a serving platter and serve immediately.

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