Garlic Butter Crusted Margherita Pizza

Garlic Butter Crusted Margherita Pizza

Roasted garlic and butter on the crust really enhance this Margherita pizza.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

2
teaspoons olive oil
3
cups cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2
teaspoon chopped roasted garlic or chopped garlic
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
can Pillsbury® refrigerated classic pizza crust
2
tablespoons butter, softened
1
tablespoon chopped roasted garlic or chopped garlic
8
oz fresh mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
1/4
cup fresh basil strips
  1. Heat oven to 400┬░F. Grease large dark or nonstick cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray; set aside.
  2. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add tomatoes, 1/2 teaspoon roasted garlic and the salt. Reduce heat to medium; cook 10 to 15 minutes or until tomatoes are thickened, stirring frequently. Set aside; cool slightly.
  3. Unroll dough on cookie sheet. Press out dough to 15x10-inch rectangle. In small bowl, mix butter and 1 tablespoon roasted garlic. Spread over dough. Bake 7 minutes; remove from oven.
  4. Evenly distribute tomato mixture over partially baked crust. Top with mozzarella cheese.
  5. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust is golden brown. Sprinkle basil strips over pizza before serving.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder can be substituted for the roasted garlic in the tomato mixture and 1 teaspoon garlic powder can be substituted for the roasted garlic in the butter mixture.
Shredded mozzarella cheese can be substituted for the fresh mozzarella cheese, and this pizza will still taste great.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 350
    • (Calories from Fat 150),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 860mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 36g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 14g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.