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Shrimp and Pesto Pizza with Goat Cheese

Shrimp and Pesto Pizza with Goat Cheese

original recipe:

• 4 (6 inch) round pizza crusts or flat breads
• 2 heaping tablespoons pesto spread
• 20 small-medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
• 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
• salt and pepper
• 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
• 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
• 2 ounces crumbled goat cheese


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Place your crusts on nonstick baking sheets. Evenly distribute and spread the pesto over each crust; set aside.

Coat the shrimp with the olive oil and then sprinkle with the garlic and some salt and pepper. In a large saute pan over medium-high heat, sear the shrimp for about 1 minute, flip and cook for another 30 seconds.

Place 5 shrimp on each pizza, sprinkle with the mozzarella and goat cheese. Bake for 20 minutes, until the cheese starts to brown on the edges. Let cool for just a minute or so and serve.

2 comments for "Shrimp and Pesto Pizza with Goat Cheese"

  1. Yum!! I just bought these little shrimp and was looking for a recipe! Thank u

  2. This looks very good. I have been craving pizza lately! Thanks for sharing! I have quite a few recipes you may be interested in too, check them out at