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Vegetable Pizza with Pesto and Corn Recipe

If you’re a fan of veggie pizzas, you will love this Vegetable Pizza with Pesto and Corn. This amazing pesto pizza features sweet yellow corn, fresh basil pesto, caramelized red onions, creamy mozzarella and a perfect golden brown crust.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Pizza
Keyword: homemade pizza, pizza, summer, vegetable pizza, vegetarian
Servings: 4
Calories: 524kcal
Author: Jess Smith via Inquiring Chef
Cost: $9.00


  • Pizza Cutter


  • 1 pizza dough large enough for four people (see note)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¾ cup basil pesto
  • 4 ounces mozzarella cheese, grated or thinly sliced (preferably fresh)
  • 2 cups corn kernels (slice these fresh off the cobs for the best flavor)
  • 20 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cup red onion, diced
  • 4 ounces goat cheese


  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. If using a pizza stone, place it in the oven as it heats up.
  • Stretch the pizza dough into rounds and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Top the pizza with pesto, mozzarella cheese, corn, tomatoes, and red onion. Crumble the goat cheese over the top.
  • Bake until the mozzarella is bubbly and the crust is golden brown, 10 to 14 minutes. Slice and serve.


Pizza Dough - I like this homemade pizza dough or use store-bought dough. (Trader Joe's and Whole Foods both have great pre-made pizza dough.)


Calories: 524kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 1112mg | Potassium: 234mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 1335IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 4mg