Roasted Bell Pepper and Basil Pizza
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Serves: 5
 
Adapted from Weekly Greens
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • cornmeal for dusting
  • pizza dough, enough for 1 pizza
  • ½ yellow onion, sliced
  • 3 Fresh Bell Peppers, roasted and sliced (see steps above) or 1 jar of roasted bell peppers
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, diced
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ cup pesto
  • 4 oz fresh mozzarella
  • ¼ cup fresh parmesan cheese, grated or shredded
  • fresh basil, sliced into ribbons
Instructions
  1. Roast your peppers. (While peppers are cooling, start your crust.)
  2. Preheat oven to 450F.
  3. Brush baking stone with oil. Sprinkle the stone with cornmeal.
  4. Roll out your pizza dough and place onto the stone.
  5. Lay the onions onto the dough.
  6. Brush with oil.
  7. Bake for 10 minutes.
  8. Meanwhile, slice your peppers and toss them in a bowl with garlic and salt.
  9. When the crust is ready, remove from the oven and top with the pepper mixture. Next, spoon on dollops of basil pesto, lay on slices of fresh mozzarella.
  10. Bake for about another 8 minutes until the cheese gets a little bubbly and the crust is golden.
  11. Remove from oven, top with parmesan cheese and basil. Serve.
Recipe by Cake Student at http://www.cakestudent.com/roasted-bell-pepper-and-basil-pizza/