How to make pesto

Shrimp and Pesto mini pizzas

These mini-pizzas are little salty delicacies that are eaten with the fingers and suitable for all occasions, either during a meal or a picnic. Quick and easy- its up to you to choose between making your own dough and your homemade pesto or buy any part of this recipe if you're in a hurry ....
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pesto recipe

Ingredients for 6 people:

For the pizza dough:
-1 cup flour.
-2 teaspoons baking powder
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-1 Tbsp of sugar
-2 tablespoons olive oil
-3/4 cup water.

For the toppings:
- 1/2 cup bought or homemade pesto
-24 Medium-sized cooked shrimp peeled
-12 Cherry tomatoes, halved
-The olive oil
-Salt and pepper.


1) Prepare your dough: Mix the yeast, sugar and 185ml of warm water in a bowl, cover and let stand 10 minutes.

For this step, you can use a mixer, pour the flour in a bowl and salt dig a well in center and pour the yeast preparation, and then add the oil knead for 10 minutes until your dough is smooth Cover with plastic wrap and let stand 1 hour.

2) Back to your dough, degas it by punching it; most important do not knead the dough.

3) Preheat oven to 400 °F. Spread your dough with a rolling pin on a floured surface and a thickness of 1/4 inch thick, form circles with a cookie cutter round 5cm diameter.

4) Put your dough circles on a lightly greased baking sheet. Spread 1 teaspoon pesto over each pizza, leaving a narrow edge put a shrimp and half a cherry tomato, salt and pepper lightly.

-Bake for 10 minutes, and serve!

Pesto minipizzas with shrimp... a delicious pesto idea for lunch or as an appetizer for an elaborate dinner...