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Pea shoot pizza slices on a black cutting board.

Prosciutto and Pea Shoot Pizza

  • Author: Jessie
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Category: Pizza
  • Cuisine: Italian-American


This easy homemade pizza uses fresh pea pesto and pea shoots for a burst of spring and summer flavor!


  • 1 batch your favorite pizza dough
  • 1/3 cup pea shoot pesto (you may not need it all)
  • 4 ounces fresh mozzarella
  • 4 slices prosciutto
  • 1 cup fresh pea shoots, for topping



How to make pea pesto: For detailed directions, follow our full recipe for Pea Shoot Pesto. In a nutshell, blend 1 cup of peas with 2 cups of pea shoots and 1 clove of garlic in a food processor with a pinch of salt and a squeeze of lemon juice, then stream in olive oil until you have a smooth pesto.

Substitutions and Additions. If pea shoots aren’t in season, you can use basil pesto, arugula pesto, or cilantro pesto in place of the pea pesto and use fresh herbs instead of pea shoots for topping.

Where can I find pea shoots? You can usually find pea shoots at the farmers' market or specialty grocery stores in spring and early summer! They may also be called pea tendrils or pea greens. Learn more: All about pea shoots.

Keywords: pizza, spring, summer