If you haven’t noticed yet, I just love homemade pizza!  There’s nothing better than a healthy alternative to take out (or delivery) that can be made and ready to eat in 45 minutes.  Seriously, how can you beat that?

This pizza is packed with delicious pesto, mozzarella, and fresh tomato slices.  Top it off with basil if you want even more flavor!

Ingredients:
-1 Recipe of No-Rise Pizza Dough
-3-4 Tablespoons of Pesto
-1 1/2 Cups of Shredded Mozzarella
-1 Tomato, sliced
– Fresh Basil, optional

No-Rise Pizza Dough
-1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast (2 1/4 tsp yeast)
-1 teaspoon white sugar
-1 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
-2 1/2 cups flour- I used white whole wheat
-2 tablespoons olive oil
-1 teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 450F. In a bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water (about 110F.) Let stand 10 minutes until frothy. Add flour, salt, and olive oil. Stir well and let sit for a few minutes if it is hard to work with.

Roll or toss dough into a thin round. Place on an oiled baking sheet with cornmeal if available.

Spread a thin layer of pesto over the dough, leaving room for crust. Put down mozzarella cheese and tomatoes on top. Bake for 12-15 minutes until cheese is golden brown and bubbly. Allow to cool for five minutes before serving.  Enjoy!

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