Tomato Basil Pizza
10 min
20 min


1/4 cup nonfat mayonnaise or salad dressing

1/2 teaspoon purchased minced garlic

1 (10- to 12-ounce) round prebaked thin Italian pizza crust

1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves  

4 Roma tomatoes, coarsely chopped

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

6 ounces (1 1/2 cups) shredded mozzarella cheese


Chopped fresh basil leaves, if desired


 *Substitute 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 425°F. 

  2. STEP 2

    Combine mayonnaise and garlic in bowl; mix well.

  3. STEP 3

    Place pizza crust onto ungreased baking sheet. Spread mayonnaise mixture to within 1/2 inch of edge; sprinkle with 1/4 cup chopped basil leaves. Top with tomatoes and cheeses.

  4. STEP 4

    Bake 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted and pizza is heated through. Sprinkle with chopped basil leaves, if desired.

Tip #1

Two words describe the best way to store fresh tomatoes---never refrigerate. Refrigerator temperatures can cause tomatoes to become mealy or watery in texture and milder in flavor.


10Fat (mg)
20Cholesterol (mg)
410Sodium (mg)
32Carbohydrates (g)
3Dietary Fiber
10Protein (g)


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  January 20, 2011

This pizza was good, but for me too much cheese. I thought it could use something more to add to the flavor, but I will try it a second time to make sure.

— says camie l.
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