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Shrimp Pesto Grilled Pizza

This shrimp pesto grilled pizza is going to be your new favorite thing you can't wait to throw on the grill! 

Author Kelli Shallal MPH RD

Ingredients

5 cherry tomatoes sliced into halvesEquipment:

Instructions

  1. Make or defrost your pizza dough. 
  2. Preheat grill to 600F
  3. Coat both sides of pizza dough with olive oil.
  4. Cook pizza dough with the lid closed for 2-3 minutes or 1-2 minutes with grill closed.
  5. Use your tongs to lift the pizza up and check for doneness, you want grill marks but no charring. Basically, you are looking for a crisp layer of pizza dough, like it’s almost ready to eat. 
  6. If possible, at this point move the pizza crust away from direct heat. Then, flip the pizza dough and begin coating the pizza with desired toppings.  If making the shrimp pesto pizza I suggest going in order of pesto, cheese, then toppings. 
  7. Cook the pizza for 3-5 minutes with the lid on or until it’s melted and bubbly. Don't walk away, you want to check your pizza every 1-2 minutes for doneness!  Drag the pizza off the grill and let cool for a few minutes before serving!