Go Back
Print

Loaded Pesto Veggie Pizza

This Loaded Pesto Veggie Pizza is the perfect simple weeknight dinner! Made with a store-bought crust, top it with your favorite veggies, savory pesto and lots of cheese and you’re all set! 

Course Appetizer, dinner, Main Course, pizza
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword homemade pizza recipes, pesto pizza, pesto veggie pizza, thin crust pizza, veggie pizza
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 people
Author Haylie

Ingredients

  • 1/4 red bell pepper, sliced into long strips 
  • 1/4 green bell pepper, sliced into long strips
  • 1/2 cup sliced white mushrooms 
  • 1/3 cup leafy greens 
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 1/3 cup jarred pesto
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese 
  • 1 store bought pizza crust (my favorite is Wewalka!)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 (or to whatever your store bought pizza crust label says - (SEE NOTES!!!). Roll out the pizza crust onto a baking sheet or a pizza stone.

  2. Slice the bell peppers, mushrooms and mince the garlic. Set aside.

  3. Add the pesto onto the crust. Top with a 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese. Add the toppings, including the spinach. Top with the remaining 1 cup of cheese.

  4. Bake for 15 minutes or until the crust is golden brown and crispy - SEE NOTES!

  5. Once it's done, slice and eat up! Enjoy! Top with red pepper flakes and fresh herbs!

Recipe Notes

I used Wewalka Bistro Pizza Dough pizza crust. It's my favorite. If you use a different store-bought crust, please follow the baking directions on that package. Different baking times/temperatures might need to be followed. 

This pizza serves 2 people usually with leftovers :)