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Butterbean & Basil Pizza on the Grill

Servings: 2 pies (2-4 servings)

  • 2 (8 inch) pizza shells
  • 1 (8 oz) jar tomato pizza sauce
  • 1 (15 oz) can Glory Foods Butterbeans
  • 1 cup prepared basil pesto
  • 1 (4 oz) can sliced black olives; drained
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • fresh basil leaves for garnish; optional


  1. Heat a barbecue to medium-low heat.
  2. Divide pizza sauce between the two pizza shells; set aside.
  3. In a power blender, coarsely chop the butterbeans and then add the pesto.
  4. Whiz for 30 seconds and spoon onto the pizza sauce followed by the olives.
  5. Sprinkle cheese over the tops and grill (with the lid closed) for 3-4 minutes until cheese has melted and the crust is golden brown.
  6. Scatter with fresh basil, if desired.

*This recipe can easily be doubled

Yield: 2 pies (2-4 servings)
Prep time: 6-7 minutes
Grill time: 3-4 minutes
Recipe by: Michaela Rosenthal