QUICK GLUTEN-FREE PIZZA CRUST with grape tomatoes, basil, and ciliegine mozzarella

QUICK GLUTEN-FREE PIZZA CRUST with grape tomatoes, basil, and ciliegine mozzarella

This pizza is reminiscent of a caprese sandwich. The bite-sized mozzarella balls, known as ciliegine, have a delicious smooth and luscious texture and retain their shape while baking. If grape tomatoes aren’t available you can substitute cherry tomatoes in this recipe.

QUICK GLUTEN-FREE PIZZA CRUST with grape tomatoes, basil, and ciliegine mozzarella

QUICK GLUTEN-FREE PIZZA CRUST with grape tomatoes, basil, and ciliegine mozzarella

Classic caprese ingredients on a tasty gluten-free pizza crust.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Total Time 11 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 467 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Quick Gluten-Free Pizza Crust
  • cups (7 ounces) grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup (5 ounces) ciliegine mozzarella, halved
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ ounce (about 2/3 cup) fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and place the pizza crust on a 14-inch round pizza tray.
  • In a small bowl, toss the tomatoes, mozzarella, olive oil, salt, and pepper together. Dump the mixture onto the pizza crust and spread it out evenly.
  • Bake on the bottom rack of the oven for 5-7 minutes or until the tomatoes and cheese are heated through.
  • Scatter the basil on top.

NUTRITION

Serving: 2🍕slices (1/4 of pizza) | Calories: 467kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 994mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g
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