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Pesto Pizza

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If you want to make your own pesto for this pizza, find the recipe on our website!



  • 1 (12-inch) pre-baked thin-crust pizza crust
  • 4 ounces pesto
  • 1 ripe tomato, chopped
  • ½ cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 ounces chopped black olives, drained (optional)
  • ½ small red onion, chopped
  • 1 (4-ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and sliced
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese (could use vegan cheese substitute)


Preheat oven to 450 F. Spread pesto on pizza crust. Top with tomatoes, bell peppers, olives (if desired), red onions, artichoke hearts and feta cheese. Bake for eight to 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted and browned.

Dietary and Nutrition


This pizza has lots of veggies! Vegetables are a nutritional bargain. Most vegetables are naturally low in calories and fat and naturally have no cholesterol. Eating vegetables rich in potassium, such as sweet potatoes, white beans and tomato products, might help decrease bone loss.

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VARY YOUR VEGGIES: Add Some Vegetables to Your Diet (FN1454, Revised April 2020)

Keep washed, ready-to-eat vegetables on hand and easy to find. How many times does someone in your family open the refrigerator door to see what there is to eat and take one of the first foods he or she sees?

Vary Your Veggies (FN727, Reviewed Dec. 2021)

The food icon, MyPlate, at has many suggestions to help you meet the current recommendations for vegetables.

This recipe was analyzed for nutrition using Food Processor SQL Nutrition and Fitness Software and tested in the kitchen.