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Kale Pesto Pizza

  • 15 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 15-20 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 8

    Servings

  • 381 Calories
  • 13g Fat
  • 49g Carbs
  • 18g Protein
  • Instructions & Tools

    Instructions

Ingredients

  • 8 Servings
  • 381 Calories
  • 13g Fat
  • 49g Carbs
  • 18g Protein
  • 20-25 Mins Total Time
  • 1 Package Pizza Crust Mix or Store-Bought Pizza Crust
  • 2 Cups Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
  • 1 Cup Kale Pesto (use the Kale Pesto recipe)
  • 1 Cup Kale, chopped finely (we used Lacinato kale, but any kind will work)
  • 1 Tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • ¼ Tsp Red Pepper Flakes (optional)
Recipe adapted from cookieandkate.com

Nourishment Note

Instructions

  • 8 Servings
  • 381 Calories
  • 13g Fat
  • 49g Carbs
  • 18g Protein
  • 20-25 Mins Total Time
  • 1

    Prepare Pizza Crust Preheat oven according to the pizza crust or pizza mix instructions. Prepare mix according to package instructions.

  • 2

    Make Kale Pesto Make the kale pesto. Recipe can be found in the recipe section on A Healthier You.

  • 3

    Smear Pesto on Crust Smear the kale pesto over the top of the crust, leaving about 1/2-inch to 1-inch space around the edge. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.

  • 4

    Bake Pizza Bake the pizza according to instructions, typically about 15-20 minutes.

  • 5

    Combine Kale & Olive Oil While the pizza is baking, combine kale, olive oil, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Massage with your hands to evenly coat the kale.

  • 6

    Add Kale to Pizza 5 minutes prior to the pizza being done, remove from the oven and add kale to the top. Continue baking until kale is crispy and cheese is brown and bubbly.

  • 7

    Serve Remove from oven and serve warm. Top with a sprinkle of red pepper flakes if desired.

Recipe adapted from cookieandkate.com

Allergen Swap

  • NNuts

    Pesto contains walnuts; omit walnuts and use pumpkin seeds.

  • DDairy

    Omit mozzarella cheese and use nutritional yeast or a dairy-free cheese.

  • GGluten

    Replace the pizza crust with a gluten-free version.

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