Shrimp Pesto Pizza

 
 
Ingredients:

For the Pizza

8 frozen Dinner Rolls, thawed and risen

1/3 cup pesto sauce (recipe below)

2 cups grated mozzarella cheese

8 ounces shrimp, cooked and peeled

1/2 cup chopped sun dried tomatoes, softened

1/4 cup minced green onion

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

For the Pesto Sauce

2 cups lightly packed fresh basil leaves

1/2 cup olive oil

1 cup Parmesan cheese

1 clove garlic, minced.
Directions:

For the Pizza

Spray counter lightly with non-stick cooking spray.

Combine rolls into a ball, then roll into a 16" circle.

Place on a 15 inch sprayed pizza pan.

Poke several times with a fork to prevent bubbles from forming.

Bake at 400 for 10 minutes, then remove from oven and spread with pesto.

Sprinkle with 1 cup cheese, then top with shrimp and tomatoes.

Sprinkle with remaining cheese, onion and pepper flakes, then bake at 400 for 10 to 15 minutes.

For the Pesto Sauce

Place all ingredients in blender.

Blend until smooth, adding more oil if needed.

(If made ahead, cover and chill up to 5 days, or freeze.) Makes 1 1/2 cups.

Enjoy!
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