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Roasted Garlic Pesto and Maine Lobster Pizza

Recipe

Servings 1 pizza

Ingredients

Maine Lobster

2 (1.5 POUND)

12 Inch Pizza Shell

1 UNCOOKED (HOMEMADE IS GREAT)

Chevre Cheese

4 TABLESPOONS

Bell Pepper

1/2, DICED

Mozzarella Cheese

4 OZ, CUT IN HALF MOON

Roasted Garlic Pesto

3/4 CUP (RECIPE BELOW) OR FAVORITE STORE BRAND

Roasted Garlic Pesto
Garlic

1 LARGE BULB

Pine Nuts

4 OUNCES

Fresh Parmesan Cheese

6 OUNCES, GRATED

Fresh Basil Leaves

2 FIRMLY PACKED CUPS, CHOPPED

Salt

TO TASTE

Olive Oil

1/2 CUP

Directions

Step 1:

Cook and pick your Maine Lobster. Place shell on pizza stone or pan and spread on the garlic pesto. Place pepper rings around the shell and top with the chevre cheese and Maine lobster meat. Sprinkle evenly with mozzarella. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes.

Step 2: Roasted Garlic Pesto (Make Ahead)

Slice off the top of the garlic bulb, rub with oil and wrap it in foil. Roast in 350 degree oven for 45 minutes to an hour. Remove and set aside. Place pine nuts and half of the Parmesan in a food processor and pulse 4 or 5 times. Remove the garlic from the foil and squeeze the pulp out of the cloves into the food processor. Add the basil leaves and pulse 3 or 4 more times. Add the remaining Parmesan and the rest of the oil and pulse 4 times or until smooth.