Almond Butter Pesto

2 cups fresh basil, loosely packed

2 tablespoons Justin’s® Classic Almond Butter

2 cloves garlic

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1/3 cup grated Parmesan

1 teaspoon lemon juice

Salt and pepper (to taste)


1 16-ounce whole wheat pizza dough (homemade or prepared)

4 ounces whole milk mozzarella, torn into pieces

1 cup arugula

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450° F.
  2. For the pesto, place basil, almond butter, garlic, olive oil, parmesan, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a food processor. Blend until smooth. Set aside.
  3. Spread dough onto a hot pizza stone.
  4. Spread pesto onto pizza dough and top with mozzarella 
  5. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or until cheese is melty and crust is golden brown.
  6. Remove from oven and top with arugula. Slice into 6 pieces and enjoy!