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Easy Homemade Pizza Recipe

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Easy Homemade Pizza Recipe

Split down the middle, this homemade pizza recipe will satisfy kids and adults

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings


  • 1 store-bought whole grain pizza crust
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 3 or 4 button or Baby Bella mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 4 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 5 or 6 1-inch slices fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 4 or 5 olives, sliced
  • 6 ounces store-bought pesto
  • ¼ cup jarred roasted red peppers
  • Shredded parmesan cheese (optional)
  • Dried basil, oregano and dried hot pepper flakes (to taste)


  1. Spread tomato sauce evenly over one half of crust, and pesto over the other.
  2. Arrange mushroom slices on top of entire pizza.
  3. Top tomato-sauce half with shredded mozzarella.
  4. Top pesto half with fresh mozzarella, olives and roasted red peppers, leaving small spaces between the ingredients.
  5. Sprinkle parmesan and seasoning/dried oregano and basil over entire pizza. Sprinkle hot pepper flakes sparingly over pesto half.
  6. Bake pizza according to directions on crust package (usually about ten minutes at 400 degrees).
  7. Slice and serve!