A Unique Twist: Goat Cheese and Pesto Pizza!

  • By: Mike
  • Date: February 2, 2023
  • Time to read: 2 min.

Welcome to the world of delicious fusion pizza – Goat Cheese and Pesto! This easy to make pizza is the perfect way to combine two delicious flavors for a delightful family-favorite. For those who want a more adventurous flavor, you can use a mix of cheeses such as feta, blue cheese, and mozzarella and combine with a nutty pesto for a richer, more decadent twist to the classic combination.

Let’s get to cooking!

– 1 prepared pizza dough
– 2 tablespoons of prepared pesto
– 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese
– 1/4 cup of mozzarella or other melting cheese
– 2 tablespoons of butter
– Salt, pepper, and other seasonings to taste

1. Preheat your oven to 450°F.
2. Place your prepared pizza dough on a lightly greased baking sheet or pizza stone.
3. Spread the pesto onto the dough, leaving a one-inch border around the edges.
4. Sprinkle the goat cheese, mozzarella, and any seasonings you like onto the pizza.
5. Dot with butter around the edges.
6. Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown and the cheese is bubbly.
7. Let cool before slicing and serving.

To control the heat of a pizza oven or open flame, use a thermometer to monitor the temperature. This is especially useful when making multiple pizzas.

To add extra flavor, season the cheese and veggies with herbs, garlic, chili flakes, or other seasonings like parmesan cheese.

– Feel free to experiment with your favorite topping combinations or different types and varieties of cheese.
– Serving this pizza with a side of greens or a fresh salad is a great way to add color and extra nutrients.
– For a simpler variation, you can use store-bought pizza dough and pre-made pesto to reduce preparation time.

Goat Cheese and Pesto Pizza is a delicious way to add some exciting flavors to the traditional pizza. With a few simple ingredients and instructions, this easy to make meal is sure to be a crowd-pleaser for family and friends alike. Enjoy!

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