I have been grilling like a mad woman lately.
That is a weird saying I suppose. I mean really, I don’t know how a mad woman grills. Or even if she would.
I’m just guessing that if a mad woman did grill though, she would probably grill a lot. And that is what I have been doing. A few times a week lately. Just call me Des the Grillin’ Mad Woman. Or would it be Des the Mad Grillin’ Woman?
I should point out that I am not actually mad. Well I don’t think I am. Although, when I told Ryan that I was going to make a Grilled Shrimp Pesto Pizza he did look at me like “Are you mad woman?!”
The whole time I was making it I could see him secretly plotting how he would get in the car and drive himself to Taco Bell instead of having to eat the pizza I was making.
To be fair I did have a pizza night gone terribly wrong the week before. It involved smoked mozzarella. Way too much smoked mozzarella. So his trepidation was understandable.
I told him it would be better this week. I told him there was going to be sauteed shrimp, homemade pesto, melted mozzarella, and sweet grape tomatoes all piled onto a perfectly grilled pizza dough. It would be good.
Trust me I said.
And for the record, he ate 4 slices.
Pizza Dough Ingredients:
Basil Pesto Ingredients
Grilled Shrimp Pesto Pizza Ingredients:
Note: I omitted the pine nuts in my pesto because I'm not a huge fan and my grocery store didn't have any. If you want to use them simply add 1/3 cup to the basil and garlic before you start the food processor
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My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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