Pesto Pita Pizzas

My go-to recipe for pretty much any occasion. It’s great for guests (you can even get your friends to help and assemble them together), game night finger food, or just as a quick and easy meal you can throw together any day of the week. This is a fairly vague recipe, in the best way, because it really is the definition of no-fuss. Did I mention it’s absolutely delicious?

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Pesto Pita Pizza

Pesto Pita Pizzas

  • 4-6 pitas
  • 6-8 Tbsp pesto (store bought or recipe below)
  • Toppings: mozzarella, goat cheese, red onion, cherry tomatoes, pancetta – you can really choose anything you want!
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Spread 1 1/2 – 2 Tbsp of pesto on each pita. Top of cheeses, then add other toppings of choice.
  3. Bake for 10-15 minutes.

Cilantro Pesto

  • 2 bunches cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 3-4 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup parmesan, grated
  • 1/4 cup roasted pine nuts or almond slivers (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp chili flakes (or half a jalapeno, seeded)
  • juice of 1/2 of a lime, or more to taste
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Combine all ingredients in a small blender or food processor.

Pesto Pita Pizza

Photos: bloomsandbrie.com

 

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