The Cheese Cave | Faribault, MN

Caprese Pizza

Ingredients

  • 1 large tortilla or pizza crust (your preference)
  • 1 cup fresh basil pesto (homemade or store bought)
  • 1.5 cups sliced fresh tomatoes, lightly salted & peppered
  • 6-7 slices fresh mozzarella
  • Olive Oil, to drizzle

Additional Topping Suggestions:

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Lightly brush a pizza screen or stone with olive oil.
  • Place tortilla or crust on pan/stone and spread basil pesto to cover leaving about a 1/2 inch outer edge.
  • Arrange tomato slices. 
  • Arrange Mozzarella slices in between tomato slices.
  • Drizzle with high grade olive oil.
  • Bake in 425 degree oven until crisp (about 12-14 minutes).
  • Cut with pizza cutter in wedges or squares after letting it rest for a minute or so.

Suggestion:

  • Drizzle with a bit of Balsamic Vinegar after baking for a true Caprese flavor.

Serves 4

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