Pesto Pizza Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Pesto Pizza.


There are 261 calories in Pesto Pizza.


Nutrition Facts
Pesto Pizza
Serving Size:


slice (120 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 95
Calories 261

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 grams

Saturated Fat 3.4 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.2 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 5.2 grams

Cholesterol 15 milligrams

Sodium 435 milligrams

Potassium 130 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 32 grams

Dietary Fiber 1.6 grams

Sugars 1.5 grams
Protein 9.1 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Food / Beverages > Bakery / Deli > Prepared & Preserved Foods > Pizza (Perishable)

How long would it take to burn off 260 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 70 minutes
Running (6mph) 25 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 36 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What is pesto pizza sauce made of?

Made with basil, garlic, pine nuts, cheese, and olive oil, this classic Italian condiment is the only recipe you need! Perfect for pizzas, pasta, sandwiches, and more, you will want to serve this pesto with everything!

What does pesto taste like?

Traditional pesto is a thick, green sauce that tastes bright and herby from the basil, and salty and rich from the cheeses and pine nuts. It should be garlicky, with pleasant grassiness from good quality olive oil.

Is pesto on pizza good?

Yes! There’s Parmesan cheese in pesto, so pesto definitely pairs well with cheese. I prefer it with lighter white cheeses like mozzarella, making it the perfect addition to pizza!

What toppings are good on a pesto pizza?

Thus for topping a pesto pie, you’d need to go with bold flavors like sun-dried tomatoes, anchovies, capers, and olives. At least, that’s what I’d do. Feel free to do whatever the heck you’d like. It’s your pizza; nobody’s stopping you.

Is pesto sauce healthy?

Besides adding fresh flavor, pesto has health benefits. Its ingredients are part of the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet. Plus, certain compounds in the ingredients may reduce your risk of heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.

Where did pesto pizza originate?


Basil pesto
Alternative names Pesto alla genovese
Course Sauce
Place of origin Italy
Region or state Genoa

How do you put pesto on a pizza?

The key is to spread a generous layer of pesto over the pizzas before baking, and then top them with more pesto when they come out of the oven. Not only do these pizzas taste very “pesto-y,” they also look gorgeous and feel a little more special than your typical pizza pie.

What goes with pesto?

Make it a meal: what to serve with pesto pasta

  • White beans. …
  • Legume-based salads: Or try Simple Chickpea Salad or Black Eyed Pea Salad, two legume-based salads.
  • Green salads: Make a salad that has nuts or cheese, like Easy Arugula Salad, Caprese Salad, Italian Salad, or Classic Spinach Salad.