Chipotle Almond Pesto:

  • 4 chipotle peppers in adobe sauce
  • 1/3 cup pecans
  • 2 tablespoons Justin’s Classic Almond Butter
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • 16 ounces pizza dough, store-bought or homemade
  • 1 roma tomato, sliced
  • 1/4 cup sliced yellow bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup sliced red onion
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced
  • Fresh cilantro, to garnish


Cooking Instructions

Preheat oven to 400ºF.

Prepare the pesto by combining all pesto ingredients in a food processor. Blend until smooth. Set aside.

Press dough onto a greased 12-in. pizza pan. Spread pesto evenly over the crust (you may have some extra to save for later). Top with sliced tomato, bell pepper and bell pepper.

Bake 12-16 minutes or until crust is lightly browned and crispy.

Remove from oven and top with sliced avocado and fresh cilantro.