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Goat Cheese Pizza with Sun Dried Tomatoes & Pine Nuts

A delicious pizza that easy to make and great for lunch, dinner or appetizers.
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword appetizer pizza, light pizza, pizza with goat cheese, pizza without red sauce
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 9 inch pizza
Author Susie

Ingredients

  • 9 inch round thin pizza crust store bought
  • 2 plump garlic cloves chopped
  • 1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes packed in oil reserve 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 ounces goat cheese crumbled
  • 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 1/2 tbsp toasted pine nuts
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • black pepper to taste
  • extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425.
  • Reserve 2 tablespoons of the sun dried tomato oil and set aside. Drain the remaining oil from the 1/2 cup of tomatoes. Chop the tomatoes and the garlic together. Set aside 
  • Set the 9" pizza crust on a flat baking sheet. With a pastry brush, bbq brush or clean hands apply the sun dried tomato oil very generously to the pizza crust.
  • Crumble the goat cheese and shredded mozzarella evenly over the pizza crust, leaving a 1/2 inch border around the edge.  (Tip: the goat cheese will crumble easier if it is cold, straight out of the fridge).
  • Spread the sun dried tomato - garlic mixture and pine nuts evenly over the cheese.
  • Sprinkle the pizza with 1/4 tsp salt and black pepper to taste. Drizzle some extra virgin olive oil over the pizza.
  • Place in the preheated oven for 6-8 minutes until the cheese is bubbly and the crust is golden brown.
  • Let the pizza cool for a few minutes before cutting 

Serving

  • Serves 4 for dinner- cut the pizza into 8 slices 
    Serves 8 for appetizers- cut the pizza into 12 small slices