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Grilled Shrimp and Cilantro Pesto Pizza

 
Grilled Shrimp and Cilantro Pesto Pizza
Image © Foodnetwork
This recipe is suitable for a pescetarian diet.pescetarian
 
One serving costs about $4.64 One serving costs about $4.64

$4.64 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 135 minutes

Ready in 2 hours and 15 minutes

spoonacular Score:57%

Spoonacular Score: 57%

 

Grilled Shrimp and Cilantro Pesto Pizza might be a good recipe to expand your main course recipe box. This recipe serves 4. For $4.64 per serving, this recipe covers 23% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 732 calories, 26g of protein, and 51g of fat. Head to the store and pick up olive oil, salt and pepper, garlic cloves, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the unbleached flour you could follow this main course with the Cinnamon sugar soda bread as a dessert. It is a good option if you're following a pescatarian diet. Only a few people really liked this Mediterranean dish. 1 person found this recipe to be delicious and satisfying. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for The Fourth Of July. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 2 hours and 15 minutes. It is brought to you by Foodnetwork. Overall, this recipe earns a solid spoonacular score of 58%. Similar recipes include Grilled Shrimp and Cilantro Pesto Pizza, Grilled Cilantro and Pistachio Pesto Shrimp Skewers, and Grilled Shrimp & Pesto Pizza.

Ingredients

Servings:
0.25 oz
0.25 oz dry active yeast
dry active yeast
0.75 cups
0.75 cups water
water
1.75 cups
1.75 cups unbleached flour
unbleached flour
1.5 tsps
1.5 tsps salt
salt
2 tsps
2 tsps olive oil
olive oil
8 oz
8 oz buffalo mozzarella
buffalo mozzarella
1 leaves
1 leaves fresh cilantro leaves
fresh cilantro leaves
0.75 cups
0.75 cups fresh cilantro leaves
fresh cilantro leaves
0.25 cups
0.25 cups fresh parsley leaves
fresh parsley leaves
2
2  garlic cloves
garlic cloves
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps pine nuts
pine nuts
0.25 cups
0.25 cups parmesan
parmesan
0.5 cups
0.5 cups olive oil
olive oil
some
some black salt and pepper
black salt and pepper
16
16  shrimp
shrimp
some
some olive oil
olive oil
0.25 oz dry active yeast
0.25 oz
dry active yeast
0.75 cups water
0.75 cups
water
1.75 cups unbleached flour
1.75 cups
unbleached flour
1.5 tsps salt
1.5 tsps
salt
2 tsps olive oil
2 tsps
olive oil
8 oz buffalo mozzarella
8 oz
buffalo mozzarella
1 leaves fresh cilantro leaves
1 leaves
fresh cilantro leaves
0.75 cups fresh cilantro leaves
0.75 cups
fresh cilantro leaves
0.25 cups fresh parsley leaves
0.25 cups
fresh parsley leaves
2  garlic cloves
2
garlic cloves
2 Tbsps pine nuts
2 Tbsps
pine nuts
0.25 cups parmesan
0.25 cups
parmesan
0.5 cups olive oil
0.5 cups
olive oil
some black salt and pepper
some
black salt and pepper
16  shrimp
16
shrimp
some olive oil
some
olive oil

Equipment

food processor
food processor
grill
grill
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
food processor
food processor
grill
grill
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Foodnetwork

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $4.64
Ingredient
1/4 ounce dry active yeast
1 3/4 cup unbleached flour
2 teaspoons olive oil
8 ounces buffalo mozzarella
1 leave fresh cilantro leaves
3/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves
2 garlic cloves
2 tablespoons pine nuts
1/4 cup parmesan
1/2 cup olive oil
16 shrimp
some olive oil
Price
$0.27
$0.49
$0.10
$11.58
$0.03
$0.40
$0.59
$0.13
$1.07
$0.53
$1.29
$1.92
$0.17
$18.56

Tips

Health Tips

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • The great thing about parmesan cheese is that a little goes a long way, especially if you're buying the real deal.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • You can easily swap half of the white flour in most recipes for whole wheat flour to add some fiber and protein. It does result in a heavier dough, so for cookies, cakes, etc., you might try swapping in whole wheat pastry flour.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

  • Pine nuts are pretty expensive. If you're on a budget, you might try substituting other nuts or seeds, such as walnuts or sunflower seeds.

Cooking Tips

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

  • If parmesan plays a big role in the flavor of your dish (or if you're a serious foodie or serious about avoiding additivies) it might be worth your time to track down "true" parmesan, Parmigiano Reggiano.

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

Green Tips

  • Parmesan cheese is traditionally made using rennet, an animal-derived enzyme. For this reason, true parmesan cheese is not suitable for vegetarians. You might be able to find a vegetarian hard cheese to substitute.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
732 Calories
26g Protein
50g Total Fat
43g Carbs
22% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
732
37%

Fat
50g
78%

  Saturated Fat
13g
84%

Carbohydrates
43g
14%

  Sugar
0.98g
1%

Cholesterol
107mg
36%

Sodium
1447mg
63%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
26g
52%

Calcium
1395mg
140%

Vitamin K
94µg
90%

Manganese
1mg
51%

Selenium
34µg
50%

Vitamin A
2259IU
45%

Vitamin E
5mg
38%

Phosphorus
189mg
19%

Vitamin B1
0.27mg
18%

Folate
71µg
18%

Copper
0.26mg
13%

Iron
2mg
12%

Zinc
1mg
11%

Magnesium
41mg
10%

Vitamin C
7mg
9%

Fiber
2g
9%

Vitamin B2
0.15mg
9%

Vitamin B3
1mg
9%

Vitamin B5
0.6mg
6%

Potassium
208mg
6%

Vitamin B6
0.09mg
4%

Vitamin B12
0.25µg
4%

covered percent of daily need

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