Featured Recipe: Pumpkin Seed Pesto Spelt Pizza

Featured Recipe: Pumpkin Seed Pesto Spelt Pizza

Not only does this pizza taste great, but it also packs a variety of nutrients important for Men's Health, including zinc, found in pumpkin seeds!
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time22 minutes
Total Time42 minutes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian, Vegan
Servings: 1 14" Pizza (8 Slices)

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 Nature’s Spelt Pizza Crust

Pumpkin Seed Pesto

  • 0.5 cup Pumpkin Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Pine Nuts
  • 1 clove Fresh Garlic
  • 0.25 cup "Sarafino" Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 cups Earthbound Farm Organic Baby Spinach (Loosely Packed)
  • 0.5 cup Fresh Basil (Loosely Packed)
  • 0.25 tsp Sea Salt

Toppings

  • 0.25 cup Zucchini (Sliced In Half Moons)
  • 3 tbsp Sun Dried Tomatoes (Sliced)
  • 6 spears Asparagus (Sliced In Half Lengthwise)
  • 4 hearts Artichoke (Quartered)
  • 3 tbsp Red Onion (Sliced In Half Moon Rings)
  • 2 tbsp Pickled Hot Peppers (Sliced)

Cheese

  • 1 Pack Daiya Pepperjack Cheese

Instructions

  • Pre-heat your oven to 450F.
  • Spread out your pizza dough on a floured (or parchment lined) pizza pan.
  • In a food processor, combine all of the pesto ingredients and spread on top of your spelt crust.
  • Finish with Daiya cheese, your desired amount of toppings and bake for 22 minutes.

Notes

Each Serving (1 Slice) Contains:
298 calories; 7 g protein; 22 g total fat (0 g trans fat); 20 g total carbohydrates (only 2 g of sugar!); 586 mg sodium

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