Grilled Naan Pizza with Kale Pesto, Heirloom Tomatoes and Burrata

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This grilled naan pizza with kale pesto, juicy heirloom tomatoes and creamy burrata cheese uses Thrive® Algae Oil to make a garlicky kale pesto. It’s such a simple dish for summer and the oil’s neutral taste lets the fresh flavors of summer produce shine through! Store bought naan makes the perfect easy pizza crust and gets extra crispy on the grill. I just love burrata cheese, a kind of fresh mozzarella cheese with a creamy, milky center. If you can’t find it, fresh mozzarella, or even goat cheese, is a perfect substitute.

I hope you enjoy this quick video showing you how to make this super simple summer meal!

Grilled Naan Pizza with Kale Pesto, Heirloom Tomatoes and Burrata

Serves: Makes 4 pizzas

Pesto:

  • 3 cups chopped kale, thick stems removed
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup toasted walnuts
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 1/3 cup Thrive® Algae Oil

Pizza:

  • 4 whole grain naan breads
  • 2-3 heirloom tomatoes, sliced
  • 8 ounces burrata cheese, in pieces

Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

First, make the pesto. Add kale, parmesan, walnuts, and garlic to a food processor. With the motor running, stream in the oil until it forms a creamy sauce. Season with salt to taste.

Spread each naan with a thick layer of pesto. Top with tomato slices and cheese. Sprinkle with cracked black pepper.

Place pizzas on the hot grill, cover, and cook 3-4 minutes until naan is crispy and cheese is starting to melt. Serve immediately.

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