Arugula-Almond Pesto Pizza

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Ingredients (15)

  • 3 cups of packed fresh arugula and/or basil, tough stems removed
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 to 3 garlic cloves, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 batch easy whole wheat pizza dough
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella, torn, or part-skim mozzarella, shredded, or 1/4-inch slices of goat cheese
  • 1 small tomato, sliced thin
  • 1 small yellow squash, quartered lengthwise and sliced into little triangle shapes
  • Sprinkle of sliced almonds
  • Sprinkle of fresh arugula or chopped basil
  • Red pepper flakes, to taste

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