Prosciutto and Pesto Pizza

prosciutto and pesto pizza
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  • 8Servings


  • 1/3 of pizza dough recipe
  • 5 tablespoons store-bought pesto
  • 1 3 ounce package thinly sliced prosciutto, torn into pieces
  • 2 - 3 handfuls arugula leaves
  • Freshly grated parmesan cheese


Invert a large baking sheet and place it on a rack in the lower third of the oven; preheat the oven to 500 degrees . Invert a second baking sheet on a work surface and cover it with a sheet of parchment paper. Stretch the pizza dough to fit the parchment paper. Using the back of a spoon, spread the pesto over the dough.

Slide the pizza and the parchment from the cool baking sheet to the hot baking sheet in the oven. Bake until golden, about 7 minutes. Top with the prosciutto, arugula and parmesan, and cut into pieces.