How to make Pesto Paneer Pizza - Pesto sauce does glamourize this exquisite pizza.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Pizza Dough, Pesto Sauce (पेस्तो सॉस)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

For more recipes related to Pesto Paneer Pizza checkout Mushroom And Spinach Calzone, Pizza Burger. You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Zucchini Wrapped Dates With Chilli Honey Dip, Herbed Chicken Footlong, Cheese and Tomato Sandwich, Scrambled Egg Burritos.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Pesto Paneer Pizza Recipe

  • Pizza Dough

  • Pesto Sauce 1/2 cup

  • Cottage cheese (paneer) 200 grams

  • Olive oil as required

  • A little dry refined flour (maida)

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Red capsicum 1 medium

  • Cherry tomatoes 16

  • Mozzarella cheese 100 grams

  • Black olives sliced 12-16

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 200° C.

Step 2

Apply a little olive oil to the dough, divide it into 2 large balls. Roll in a little dry flour and pat into 4-inch pizza base.

Step 3

Halve and slice onions horizontally. Halve red capsicum, remove pith and slice into medium thin slices. Halve cherry tomatoes.

Step 4

Grate cottage cheese into a bowl, add pesto sauce and mix.

Step 5

For each pizza, sprinkle a little dry flour on a pizza base and pat it some more. Grease a non-stick pan, put the pizza base in it and pat lightly.

Step 6

Spread the cottage cheese-pesto mixture over it.

Step 7

Mix onion and red capsicum and crush lightly and spread over the cottage cheese-pesto mixture. Sprinkle halved cherry tomatoes. Break small pieces of mozzarella cheese and place on top of the vegetables. Sprinkle black olives.

Step 8

Keep the pan in the preheated oven and bake till the base is cooked and the cheese melted.

Step 9

Cut into wedges and serve hot.