Pesto and ricotta pizza

Pesto and ricotta pizza


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About this recipe: Spread a ready made pizza base with pesto sauce and plenty of cheese - then top with slices of tomato. A lovely change from the norm, plus you can do it all in under 30 minutes! Cut into bite-size pieces for a great party nibble.


Serves: 24 

  • 250g (9 oz) ricotta cheese
  • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 ready made pizza base
  • 100g (4 oz) shop-bought pesto
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 4 tablespoons grated Pecorino Romano cheese

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Preheat oven to 230 C / Gas mark 8.
  2. In a small bowl, combine ricotta and Parmesan cheeses.
  3. Spread pesto over the pizza base. Spread the ricotta and Parmesan over the pesto, and layer the tomatoes over the cheese. Sprinkle with Pecorino.
  4. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.

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