Gluten-Free Mediterranean Pesto Pizza

Do you have any parties planned for the 2012 Super Bowl? The Gluten-Free Bistro shared one of their pizza favorites – perfect for game day. Pair it with any New Planet Beer and your guests will thank you for the touchdown!

Gluten-Free Mediterranean Pesto Pizza

Ingredients:
  • 1 10″ GF Bistro Pizza Crust
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil pesto (see recipe below) or store-bought
  • 4 oz mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 1 roma tomato, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbs chopped sun-dried tomatoes (in oil)
  • 1tbs raw pine nuts (lightly toasted)
  • fresh ground pepper (optional)
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400° F. Spread fresh pesto over entire pizza crust. Top with mozzarella cheese, both tomatoes and toasted pine nuts. Bake directly on middle rack for 13-15 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly and crust is lightly browned and crispy. Slice and serve with fresh ground pepper.
Fresh Pesto 
Ingredients:
  • 2 cups packed fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 2/3 cup olive-oil
  • kosher salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated pecorino cheese
Directions:
Combine the basil, garlic and pine nuts in a food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped. Add the oil and process until fully incorporated and smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer the pesto into a large serving bowl and mix in the grated cheese.

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