This garlic-flavored fresh basil sauce is a great alternative to traditional pizza sauce.
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2 cloves fresh garlic, peeled
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Half & Half
1 (10- to 14-ounce) round prepared Italian pizza crust
1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
2 medium tomatoes, thinly sliced
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.
Oven Directions: Prepare as directed above. Heat oven to 400°F. Bake10-12 minutes.
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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!
Pizza is as easy to make on the grill as it is in the oven—and the toppings are limited only by your imagination.