Grilled Pizza With Fresh Basil Sauce

Grilled Pizza With Fresh Basil Sauce
15
1 Review
This garlic-flavored fresh basil sauce is a great alternative to traditional pizza sauce.
15 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
6 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  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. 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. Spread basil sauce evenly over pizza crust; top with 3/4 cupcheese. Place tomato slices over cheese; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  4. Place pizza onto grill opposite coals. Close lid; grill, rotating once, 12-15 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted.

Recipe Tips

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

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

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!

Comment on this Recipe

Please select a rating

Email address will not be published

Please note, all submissions are screened for content deemed appropriate by Land O'Lakes. Comments are published within 3 business days.

Before you cook a meal for yourself...

How about feeding someone in need for free?
image
image
image
image