How to Make Easy Sun-Dried Tomato and Mozzarella Pizza

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When we lived in Tulsa, we had pizza delivered every Friday night. It was a favorite family tradition and we’d watch a movie, eat pizza and enjoy the start of a brand new weekend.

When we later moved to a small town in South Carolina and bought a house in the country, the kids didn’t understand why the pizza guy couldn’t find us. I tried to explain that we were not in the city any longer, but it took a while to sink in! So, I started a new tradition – making my own pizza the easy way.

Sundried Tomato and Mozzarella Pizza

Pizza night is still a favorite at my house. Sun-Dried Tomato and Mozzarella Pizza is the newest pizza addition to the menu. I start with a storebought crust to save time. My secret weapon is McCormick Sundried Tomato Basil Pasta Seasoning. It’s one of the New McCormick Pasta Seasoning Blends and you can find it in the spice aisle at your local Walmart. These new seasonings take the guesswork out of recipe-free cooking!

Sun Dried Tomato and Mozzarella Pizza

McCormick Pasta Seasoning Blends have no artificial colors or flavors and it helps me make meals I feel good about serving to my family. These blends also offer more flexibility than boxed sauces when I’m preparing meals. You just heat on the stovetop in a bit of water or milk and then toss with hot cooked pasta. It can’t get any easier than that!

How to Make Sun-Dried Tomato Mozzarella Pizza

I love the added flavor of McCormick Sundried Basil Pasta Seasoning when I’m making Sun-Dried Tomato and Mozzarella Pizza. Other flavors include McCormick White Cheddar Pasta Seasoning and McCormick Parmesan Alfredo Pasta Seasoning. I’m looking forward to trying them all!

Let’s Make Sun-Dried Tomato and Mozzarella Pizza

Lightly brush the top of the pizza crust with olive oil.

Blend the Sundried Tomato Basil Pasta Seasoning, butter and milk on medium-high heat. Bring to a boil and cook for one minute or until thickened.

Sundried Tomato and Mozzarella Pizza

Spread half of the sauce onto the pizza crust and top with kalamata olives, sun-dried tomatoes, and cubes of fresh mozzarella.

Sun-Dried Mozzarella Pizza

Sprinkle with snipped basil.

Sundried Tomato and Mozzarella Pizza

Bake for about 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust is golden brown.

Sundried Tomato and Mozzarella Pizza

Helpful Hint: This sauce is enough for two pizzas, but today I’m only showcasing one. I definitely make two when the entire family is coming over. When I only make one pizza, I serve the remaining sauce on the side as a dipping sauce.

I made this pizza a few days ago and my son immediately called dibs on the leftovers. He’s an expert on all things pizza and he later sent me a text that read, “This pizza is awesome.” I totally agree!

How to Make Easy Sundried Tomato and Mozzarella Pizza

Ingredients

  • 1 pizza crust
  • McCormick Sundried Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • Sundried tomatoes in olive oil
  • Cubed fresh mozzarella cheese
  • Kalamata olives
  • Snipped basil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425º F.
  2. Prepare the McCormick Sundried Tomato Basil Pasta Seasoning according to directions on the packaging.
  3. Brush the pizza crust lightly with olive oil. Spread half the sauce evenly over one pizza crust.
  4. Top with sundried tomatoes, cubed mozzarella, Kalamata Olives and snipped basil.
  5. Bake at 425º F for 8-10 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
  6. Serve pizza with remaining pasta seasoning sauce on the side.
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These days, we don’t miss the pizza delivery guy at all. He just can’t compete with my easy, flavorful Sundried Tomato and Mozzarella Pizza!

Sundried Tomato Mozzarella Pizza

Do you have pizza night at your house? You’ll definitely want to add my Sundried Tomato and Mozzarella Pizza to your menu.

 

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Sun-Dried Tomato and Mozzarella Pizza is easy to make and fun to eat. Skip the delivery!

 

 

 

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Comments

  1. robin rue says:

    That pizza sounds incredible! We love making our own pizzas and experimenting with toppings. This sound like a great, easy dinner idea.

  2. We love pizza, and enjoy trying new flavor variations. I’ve never seen this tomato basil seasoning before, but I imagine it really enhances the flavors of so many great things.
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  3. I had planned on making pizza thursday night and this sounds like the perfect pizza to throw together. I can use some of my sun dried tomatoes.

  4. Wow this pizza sounds incredible! I love that you used a spice to add so much flavor here. I will look for these spices at the store.
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  5. Mmm, I am drooling. I just love pizzas like this. I need to try and make it sometime. It would make a fantastic lunch. Just no olives for me!
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  6. I am drooling over these photos and need to pick up that seasoning!

  7. These photos have me drooling and I need to pick up that seasoning. YUM

  8. What a delightful pizza love al the flavor combinations and the ingredients, big fan of olives and a good cheese =) Thanks for your participation on this shop ~ client

  9. Oh my gosh! That looks really good. I love pizza and eat it way to often. I can’t wait to make your recipe.

  10. We all love pizzas in our house. Of course, we do not venture to make them at home yet. But guess coul start with this one. The basil, olives, and sundried tomatoes are sure to add that extra zing to the flavours.

  11. I am a huge pizza fanatic. This recipe sounds truly awesome. I have to try it!

  12. This pizza looks delicious. I love how simply it all came together with that spice as a sauce Base.

  13. Oh this is my kind of pizza, yum! I think it would be fun to build one of these with my daughter!
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  14. Claudia Krusch says:

    Pizza is always a big hit in my house. I will have to pick up some McCormick Sundried Tomato Basil Pasta Seasoning. This recipe looks so delicious and easy to make.

  15. Agnes Dela Cruz says:

    I love simple and yet satisfying crunchy pizza like this one. That sun-dried tomatoes <3

  16. Your post reminds me of our time in South KOrea. We used to do Friday pizza and a movie too. That looks so good by the way.
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  17. I didn’t know they had those other seasonings, at least that brand. Very cool! Loving this pizza and the flavor combo!

  18. Wow, the output seems so very deliciously prepared. Drooling over it now. I will to make it on my own with your recipe. I hope I can successfully make it.

  19. Our Family World says:

    I like the idea of making your own pizza because you can choose the toppings you want and how much to put on it. I will try your recipe. I believe I still have enough sun dried tomatoes to use.

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