Pesto & Parmesan White Sauce Pizza

Why add pesto to recipes?

Pesto adds a whole new level of flavor to recipes like this pizza. My favorite are traditional basil and sun dried tomato. 

Parmesan White Sauce Pizza with Pesto and Sausage

2 6.5 ounce boxes Jiffy pizza crust 1 cup warm water 1 tablespoon flour 8 ounces sliced white mushrooms 1 pound Italian sausage 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon flour 1-1/2 cup whole milk 1 teaspoon garlic 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 4 ounces mozzarella cheese 1/4 cup prepared basil pesto 1/4 cup sun-dried tomato pesto

Pesto & Parmesan White Sauce Pizza

Pesto and parmesan sauce pizza has layers of white sauce, sausage, mushrooms, and melted mozzarella cheese.  Top with pesto for even more flavor.


8 servings


23 minutes



Main Dish


30 minutes

Prepare the pizza crust and bake at 375 degrees for 5 minutes.

Cook the sausage and mushrooms, remove and drain on a paper towel.

Use the same pan to make the sauce with butter, milk, seasonings, & parmesan.

Take the crust out of the oven and layer with sauce and the sausage mixture.

Sprinkle with mozzerella cheese. Return to the oven and bake for 15 minutes.

Remove from the oven & add dollops of basil & sundried tomato pesto on top.

Cut into 8 pieces and serve.