White Bean and Sundried Tomato Pesto Pizza

It’s been a long day and I just need something super quick, delicious and healthy. Hmm… maybe you do too? So let’s get to it. Have any naan bread? Good! Set it aside, we are going toast it up for this pizza.

White Bean and Sundried Tomato Pesto Pizza

You will need some basil oil, sundried tomato pesto, some of your favorite sautéed vegetables and some fresh basil. No worries, I got you! So here you go!

Remember to get creative with this, you could use a black bean spread instead, add corn , sautéed onions and peppers on top. The possibilities are endless and remember to always, Set the Table with Love!!!

White Bean Spread

White Bean and Sundried Tomato Pesto Pizza

Ingredients:

• 1 can white beans, drained and rinsed

• 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

• 1/4 cup onions, peeled and chopped

• 1 small garlic clove, peeled and minced

• 1 teaspoon dried basil

• 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

• freshly ground black pepper

Instructions:

In a saucepan, on medium heat, add olive oil. Sauté onions for 2-3 minutes. Add garlic, saute for about a minute. Add drained beans, basil, salt and pepper. Cook for about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add to food processor. Process. Remove from processor and spread over warm naan bread, top with basil oil, tomato pesto and your favorite sautéed vegetables.

Basil Oil

Ingredients:

• 1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves, m remove stem and washed

• 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

• 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

• 1 garlic clove, peeled

Instructions:

Place the basil, garlic, and salt in a mini-food processor and pulse a few times. Add the olive oil and blend until you have a smooth oil.

Sundried Tomato Pesto

Ingredients:

• 1 cup (8 ounces) sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil

• 3 garlic cloves, sliced

• 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

• 1/4 teaspoon pepper

• 1/4 teaspoon red chili flakes (optional)

• 1 teaspoon tomato paste

• 1/2 cup good quality extra olive oil

Instructions:

1. Place the sun-dried tomatoes along with all the garlic, salt, pepper, chili flakes and tomato paste into a food processor or blender. Pulse a few times until everything is well incorporated .

2. While the motor is still running, pour in the olive oil gently into the processor, pausing to scrape down the sides once or twice, until the pesto is well incorporated, but still has some whole piece. Remove from food processor and add to your pizza, toss in warm pasta or top on some crusty bread.

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