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The Perfect White Pizza Recipe

Pizza and Pajamas Easy Holiday Pizza Recipe
for a White Christmas

Pesto: Puree in a food processor (Adjust oil if thinner pesto is desired)
6 Tablespoons olive oil
2/3 Cup packed, fresh basil leaves
3 Tablespoons pine nuts
4 Cloves garlic/minced

Cheese: Combine in a large mixing bowl
1 Cup Whole Milk Ricotta cheese
½ Cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
½ Cup cheddar cheese
½ teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Mozarella Cheese – 1 l/2 cup grated
Preheat Oven 450 degrees
Line a pizza pan with a round of commercial pizza dough. Using the back of a tablespoon, spread the pesto on the pizza dough. Top with teaspoons of the cheese mixture. Evenly sprinkle the mozzarella cheese on top of the pizza.
Bake 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted but not brown.
Optional – Add: 1 Cup minced clams, sautéed in small amounts of olive oil and white wine. Add to pizza and bake an additional 1-2 minutes.

Optional – Add: 1 Cup, seeded and chopped, tomatoes marinated in 1 Tablespoon of olive oil and ½ teaspoon of balsamic vinegar. Add to pizza and bake an additional 1-2 minutes.

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