Cheesy Corn and Pesto Mini Pizza


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Cheese and corn is a made-for-each-other combination. Add to this aromatic pesto with crunchy walnuts and you have an unbeatable topping for your pizza. Choosing mini pizza bases makes the Cheesy Corn and Pesto Mini Pizza a perfect choice for parties.

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Baking Time:  6 minutes
Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)
Makes 10 mini pizzas
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Ingredients

10 mini pizza bases
oil for greasing
10 tbsp grated processed cheese

For The Corn Pesto Sauce
1/2 cup boiled sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
1 recipe pesto , see below
2 tsp cornflour dissolved in 1/4 cup water
1/2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
salt to taste

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Pesto (using Little Water)
2 tbsp chopped basil leaves
1 1/2 tbsp roughly chopped walnuts (akhrot)
1/2 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tsp olive oil
salt to taste

For The Garnish
dry red chilli flakes

Method
For the corn pesto sauce

  1. Heat a broad non-stick pan, add the prepared pesto and cornflour-water mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  2. Add the garlic, sweet corn kernels and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Divide the sauce into 10 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Place the mini pizza bases on a greased baking tray.
  2. Spread one portion of the corn pesto sauce on each pizza base.
  3. Sprinkle 1 tbsp of cheese evenly over the corn pesto sauce on each pizza base.
  4. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 6 minutes or till the cheese melts.
  5. Serve hot garnished with dry red chilli flakes.
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Mruga DJuly 20, 2013

Something different from regular mini pizzas...I used fresh sweet corn kernels...and its healthy too....less cheese and more of veggies...

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Reviewed July 20, 2013by Mruga D

Something different from regular mini pizzas...I used fresh sweet corn kernels...and its healthy too....less cheese and more of veggies...

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Reviewed December 27, 2010by shreya_the foodie

Tangy, tasty and really cute looking! Goes well as appetizers with drinks!

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