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recipe: pesto pizza - _MG_6150

crust

 

2 cups flour

.5 cup semolina flour

.5 cup oat bran

1 cup water

1 Tablespoon sugar

2 Tablespoons olive oil

2 teaspoons yeast

 

add all ingredients to bread machine pan, knead on the dough setting (about 45 minutes), remove and gently hand-shape into a pizza crust to fit your oven / pan / stone (whatever you're going to bake this on). turn on the oven and set it to 400 degrees once the crust is shaped.

 

pesto sauce

 

2 cups fresh basil

1 cup pine nuts (or any fatty-crunchy solid substitute, almonds were used here, and garbanzo beans work in a pinch)

.25 cup olive oil

.25 cup butter

.25 cup salty cheese (parmesan is traditional, we used gorgonzola here)

3 cloves garlic

 

mix ingredients in food processor (or blender), salt to taste.

 

pizza

 

unbaked pizza crust (above)

pesto sauce (above)

pizza toppings that you enjoy. as pictured:

sun-dried tomatoes

black olives

oregano

grated mozzarella cheese

fresh basil leaves

olive oil

 

spread pesto sauce on unbaked pizza crust.

arrange toppings on the pesto sauce layer

bake for 10-15 minutes at 400 degrees, until cheese starts to brown and bubble.

remove, slice, eat.

 

 

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Taken on November 24, 2006