Grilled Pizza With Fresh Basil Sauce

Grilled Pizza With Fresh Basil Sauce

This garlic-flavored fresh basil sauce is a great alternative to traditional pizza sauce.

15 min.prep time 30 min.total time
6 servings
151 Rating

Ingredients

2 cloves garlic, peeled
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1 (10- to 14-ounce) round prepared Italian pizza crust
1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
2 medium tomatoes, thinly sliced

Directions

Heat 1 side of gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white. Place coals to 1 side in charcoal grill.

Place garlic in mini food processor bowl fitted with metal blade. Cover; process 10 seconds or until garlic is very finely chopped. Add basil, butter and half & half. Cover; process 15-20 seconds or until basil is finely chopped.

Spread basil sauce evenly over pizza crust; top with 3/4 cup cheese.  Place tomato slices over cheese; sprinkle with remaining cheese.

Place pizza onto grill opposite coals. Close lid; grill, rotating once, 12-15 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted.

Recipe Tip

Oven Directions: Prepare as directed above. Bake at 400°F. 10-12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 420

Fat: 22g

Cholesterol: 50mg

Sodium: 370mg

Carbohydrates: 41g

Dietary Fiber: 4g

Protein: 14g

Recipe #12557©2003Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

This is a family favorite for us when the garden is full of tomatoes and fresh basil! We've baked it on the very hot grill or in the oven - delicious both ways! We use a fresh refrigerated pizza dough that we roll and/or stretch out. The sauce is the best! Thank you, LOL!

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