Mint Pesto Pizza with Grilled Chicken, Peaches and Provolone

 

This pizza is inspired by one I had a few summers ago at a charming little cafe in Raleigh, NC, called Zest. I remembered loving the fact that there were peaches on the pizza and with the pesto, they provided a really nice contrast. It may sound odd, but all of the components come together really beautifully. I also thought it might be fun to try making a mint pesto for the base. It makes for a great late summer pizza.

What you will need

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

2 Tbsp. Extra Virgin olive oil

1 Tbsp. light or dark brown sugar

1 tsp. less sodium soy sauce

pinches mixed dried herbs

Pesto Ingriedients

Pesto Ingriedients:

1/2 cup fresh mint leaves

1 1/2 cups fresh basil leaves

1/4 cup toasted pine nuts

1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

1 clove of garlic

about 2/3 cup Extra Virgin olive oil

1/4 tsp. fresh ground pepper

1/4 tsp. salt

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