Grilled Italian Pesto Pizza

Grilled Italian Pesto Pizza
Preparation time
25 mins
Cooking time
25 mins
Easy Recipes
4 people

Grilled Italian Pesto Pizza.

Enjoy this hearty grilled pizza with two types of cheese, tomatoes and basil pesto – dinner ready in just 25 minutes!


Grilled Italian Pesto Pizza


  • 1 can (11 oz) refrigerated thin pizza crust
  • 1/2 cup basil pesto
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
  • 3 large plum (Roma) tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup whole basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese


  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill to medium heat. Cut 14 x 14-inch piece of heavy duty foil; spray foil with cooking spray. Place dough on foil; starting at center press dough to 12-inch round. Place dough on grill, foil side down. Cook, uncovered, 3 minutes or until bottom of crust is light golden brown. Remove from grill.
  2. Using wide spatula, flip crust over so uncooked side is down. Brush pesto over pizza crust. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of the mozzarella cheese over pesto. Arrange tomato slices and basil leaves on cheese. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese and the Parmesan cheese.
  3. Place pizza onto grill, foil side down. Cook, covered, an additional 3 to 4 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese begins to melt.

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