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Cilantro Pesto Pizza

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Ingredients
  9 inch pizza crust/Sourdough baguette 1
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh cilantro 2 Bunch (200 gm), trimmed and chopped
  Chilies 2 , seeded and chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), chopped
  Pine nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Coarsely chopped almonds/Walnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Ounce
  Mozzarella cheese 8 Ounce, sliced or grated
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat over to 425°F.
2. Place crust on a baking sheet and brush with oil.

MAKING
3. In a blender container, put together cilantro, chilies, garlic, nuts, 2 to 3 tablespoons Parmesan and 2 to 3 tablespoons oil.
4. Blend to a thick paste, adding, more oil if required.
5. With a narrow spatula, scrape the pesto out of the blender and pour evenly over the crust.
6. Sprinkle on remaining Parmesan and spread mozzarella cheese over the top.
7. Bake for about 20 minutes until golden brown and bubby.

SERVING
8. Arrange the pizza on a large serving dish and cut into equal slice with a pizza cutter
9. Serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pizza
Ingredient: 
Cilantro
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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