Cilantro Pesto Pizza made with Trader Joes Dough
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Cilantro pesto is the base sauce for this dynamite pizza made with Trader Joe's dough
Recipe type: Main course
Cuisine: Pizza
Serves: 4 servings
  • ¾th cup of cilantro pesto
  • 6 ounces of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ¼th cup of grated parmigiana cheese
  • 8 ounces of sliced white button mushrooms
  • One 16 ounce package of Trader Joe's refrigerated pizza dough, or dough of your choice
  1. Preheat stone in oven to highest temperature it will go for 45 minutes to 1 hour
  2. Meanwhile, place Trader Joe's pizza dough on kitchen counter to rest
  3. Saute sliced mushrooms in 1 tablespoon olive oil until their water releases and they are soft
  4. Flour work surface and rolling pin
  5. Roll out pizza dough to size of your paddle and stone.
  6. Top dough with cilantro pesto and spread evenly to within 1 inch of edges
  7. Top evenly with cheeses.
  8. Top evenly with mushrooms
  9. Transfer to hot stone in oven and bake for 7 to 10 minutes, checking often through window of oven to make sure toppings and bottom do not burn
  10. Remove pizza from oven when cheese is browned and bubbling.
  11. Slice and serve with extra parmigiana cheese on side.
Recipe by GINGER WROOT at