Fufu Pizza with Garlicky Pesto Sauce

Ingredients

Garlicky Pesto Sauce

  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 1 cup pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon freshly minced garlic, more or less if desired
  • Fresh black pepper to taste
  • Fresh lemon juice to taste

Fufu Pizza

  • Pesto Sauce
  • 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes or 1 cup fresh diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 4 pita breads
  • Olive oil

Instructions

  1. Garlicky Pesto Sauce: In a food processor, put the basil leaves and half of the olive oil, blend well.
  2. Stop processor, add pine nuts and blend.
  3. Stop processor and add cheese, remaining olive oil, black pepper, garlic and lemon juice. Puree well.
  4. Stop and taste. If necessary, add more garlic and pepper.
  5. Keep covered and refrigerated.
  6. Fufu Pizza: To prepare pizza, spread pesto sauce evenly over pita breads, followed with feta cheese and tomatoes.
  7. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over tops of pizzas.
  8. Bake in preheated 425 degrees F oven for approximately 5 minutes, or until cheese has melted and bread is hot and slightly crispy.
  9. Sprinkle olive oil on tops, slice and serve.

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