Beet Greens Pesto Pizza with Caramelized Shallots, Goat Cheese & Roasted Tomato

by | Feb 12, 2019 | recipes | 2 comments


Homemade pizza is one of my favourite family meals. We love to cook pizza on a Friday night while relaxing after a busy week. This pizza is delicious! It’s made with my beet greens pesto which incorporates Lemon and Basil essential oils. Cooking with essential oils can add wonderful flavour to your recipes. It’s important to only used certified pure therapeutic grade essential oils in cooking. I use and trust dōTERRA essential oils. You can purchase them here.

All great pizzas start with great pizza dough. I have made my own pizza dough in the past, but as a busy mom and entrepreneur, I prefer to go to my favourite local bakery and pick up freshly made pizza dough.

I always drizzle a bit of extra virgin olive oil over the dough and sprinkle a bit of freshly grated Parmesan before spreading the sauce.

A pizza stone is a must for making great pizza at home. Pizza stones absorb the heat from your oven and help you achieve a beautiful crust.

TIP: Preheat your pizza stone in the oven for 30 minutes to bring the stone to the cooking temperature.

Beet Greens Pesto Pizza with Caramelized Shallots, Goat Cheese and Roasted Tomato
Beet Greens Pesto Pizza with Caramelized Shallots, Goat Cheese and Roasted Tomato
Beet Greens Pesto Pizza with Caramelized Shallots, Goat Cheese and Roasted Tomato

Beet greens pesto pizza with caramelized shallots, goat cheese & roasted tomato


  • pizza dough *pick up from your favourite bakery
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil *approx for each pizza you make
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan (parmegiano-reggiano)
  • beet greens pesto
  • 4 shallots
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 package soft goat cheese
  • 1 package grape, cherry or cocktail tomatoes *or use store-bought Italian roasted tomatos from the olive bar
  • 2-3 tbsp flour for rolling pizza dough
  • 1-2 tbsp cornmeal


  1. *Do ahead of time: Cut tomatoes in half lengthwise and layer on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper. Drizzle with olive oil and fine sea salt and roast in the oven at 225° F for 2-2.5 hours. *Or pick up slow-roasted tomatoes from the olive bar at your favourite grocery store!
  2. Preheat oven and pizza stone on the centre rack of your oven to 450 ° – 500° F
  3. Let pizza dough sit for 30 minutes to an hour in a bowl with a kitchen towel over it on the counter to let it rise before rolling. Store bought pizza dough will stretch better when it has been given time to rise and get to room temperature. One store bought dough will make two thin crust pizzas.
  4. While dough is rising, thinly slice shallots and place with butter and sugar in small saucepan over medium heat. Cook shallots until they begin to brown evenly and then turn heat down to low and continue to cook until soft.
  5. Separate dough into two equal-sized portions. Lightly spread flour over the counter and roll out pizza dough.
  6. Sprinkle cornmeal on the pre-heated pizza stone and then lay your dough on the pizza stone.
  7. Drizzle extra virgin olive oil ( 1 tsp or so) and sprinkle 1 tbsp parmesan over dough.
  8. Spread a thin layer of the beet greens pesto over dough. (around 1/2 cup of pesto)
  9. Layer roasted tomatoes, caramelized shallots, and goat cheese.
  10. Bake for 8-12 minutes. *time varies on your oven temperature.
  11. Transfer to a wooden cutting board. Drizzle a bit more olive oil over the top of the pizza, and add a bit more Parmesan over the top as well.
  12. Slice and serve immediately.


    • JenKlementti

      Thank you so much for reading! Have a wonderful day.:)


I help fun loving women feel more ALIVE, at peace and healthy, even if they sometimes skip the kale and have wine with lunch.




Beach picnic essentials tips + what to pack

Beach picnic essentials + what to pack when you're planning a summer date at the beach. Summer is here and with that come long lazy days at the beach. I find that the easiest menu for a beach picnic involves a lot of finger foods.  A great charcuterie board is a...

Top Four Essential Oils for Kids | Part 3 | Digestive Blend

Top Four Essential Oils for Kids | Part 3 | Digestive Blend Essential oils are a safe, effective, and natural way to support your child's overall health. This is the third post in my four-part series on the top four essential oils for kids, and today we are chatting...

Your essential oil anti-aging kit

If you've been following me for a while, you know how much I love using essential oils in my green beauty skincare routine.  Essential oils are a great tool in your natural beauty and anti-aging skincare tool kit. And, this month you can get the dōTERRA Immortelle...

Healthy glowing skin with essential oils

Let's talk about two of the best essential oils for anti-aging, Yarrow|Pom and Frankincense. I have used essential oils in my green beauty routine for 20 years. I started with Rose and Roman Chamomile back then, and since I made the switch to dōTERRA essential oils a...

Sparkling Pomegranate & Tonic Mocktail

How is your January going so far? Did you try Dry January as a New Year's Resolution this year? I didn't...but I did cut back on my alcohol consumption. I love a great tasting cocktail at the end of the day with premium spirit and premium mixers. There's truly nothing...

Aphrodisac Diffuser Blend

Using essential oils as a natural aphrodisiac Essential oils have been used for centuries as a natural aphrodisiac. Try this aphrodisiac diffuser blend the next time you want to set the mood. Ylang Ylang is one of my favourite essential oils for romance and for...

Top ten ways to use Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender is one of my favourite essential oils and one that we use literally every day. I have always loved the scent of lavender. It is also usually one of the first essential oils that people are introduced to. When I started using essential oils daily, I had no...

2017 new dōTERRA oils

Well, it's a bit late, but I wanted to share a post talking about the essential oils that were released last September at the Global Convention.  I was so excited to attend the annual Global Convention last year for the first time. Although I couldn't stay for the...

The reason I switched to a more natural lifestyle

Are you inspired to live a more natural life? I know that you want the absolute best for your kids. We all do. When I found out that I was pregnant with my daughter, I immediately started taking stock of everything that we were bringing into our home. For a long time...

5 essential oils that will get you in the mood

Essential oils and aromatherapy have long been used to promote health, beauty, and romance. Essential oils can directly impact our mood and emotion. When we inhale a pure essential oil, the scent is processed through the brain's olfactory system which is connected to...