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Single piece of sourdough pizza on a tan plate

Grilled Sourdough Pizza w/ Tomato Pesto

Thick slices of sourdough grilled and topped with tang smooth tomato paste mixed with pesto and topped with tomato slices and thick slices of mozzarella cheese.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Easy, Quick, Weeknight
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 183kcal


  • 1/4 cup Pesto Store Bought
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 slices Large, Thick Sourdough Bread
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Medium Tomato Thickly Sliced
  • 1 12 oz Mozzarella Ball Thickly Sliced
  • 1/4 cup Black Olives Sliced
  • Black Pepper Freshly Ground
  • 2 Basil Leaves Thinly Sliced


  • Heat grill to high
  • In a small bowl, thoroughly mix tomato paste and pesto
  • Drizzle both slides of each slice of bread with olive oil; grill until lightly toasted on one side.
  • Remove from grill, spread pesto/tomato paste mixture over the toasted side of each bread slice. Add slices of tomato, mozzarella and olives.
  • Return to the grill; reduce to low heat and close cover. In about 10 minutes, the bottom should be toasted and the toppings should be melted.
  • Top with sliced basil and serve


Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 507mg | Potassium: 268mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 980IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 2mg
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