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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.

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15 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time


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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

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

  4. STEP 4

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

Tip #1

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

Nutrition (1 serving)

420 Calories
22 Fat (g)
50 Cholesterol (mg)
370 Sodium (mg)
41 Carbohydrates (g)
4 Dietary Fiber
14 Protein (g)
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