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Simple Mills Grain Free Kale Pesto Pizza

  • Author: Jessi's Kitchen
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 1 pizza 1x



Kale Pesto Recipe

  • 1 cup pecans
  • 4 cups kale, stems removed
  • 1 cup basil leaves
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • ¼ cup + 2 Tbsp olive oil


  • 1 box Simple Mills Pizza Dough (or crust of choice)
  • 1 cup kale pesto
  • ¼ cup sliced red onion
  • 1 cup roasted sweet potato, thinly sliced
  • 1 red Anjou pear, sliced
  • 35 oz goat cheese (chevre)
  • 2 Tbsp Balsamic Reduction (or more to taste)



  1. Put the pecans in the food processor and pulse until fine.
  2. Add the kale, basil and garlic and chop until you have small pieces.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients and blend until smooth. Add more oil if mixture is too thick.


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Roll the crust out on parchment paper and place on a preheated pizza stone or on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake for about five minutes and then pull the crust out.of the oven.
  4. Spread the pesto on the baked pizza crust. Add the rest of the toppings and bake for another 10-15 minutes.


  • I chose to not make this pesto super thin so it was not make the pizza to oily. Feel free to add more oil if desired.


  • Serving Size: 4

Keywords: simple mills pizza, simple mills kale pesto pizza