Thursday, 19 December 2013

Vegetarian Pizza


Portions: 8 Serving Size: 1/4 Pizza
Ingredients
1/2 cup red onion, diced
1/2 cup mushroom pieces
1/2 cup green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup pineapple chunks or tidbits
1/2 cup part skim mozzarella cheese, shredded
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 cup Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Sauce (see recipe in “Sauces & Seasonings” section)
Pizza Dough
Preparation
  1. Prepare Easy Pizza Dough and Red Pepper Tomato Sauce recipes.
  2. Preheat oven to 425º F.
  3. Shape pizza dough to make two flat 12″ pizza crusts.
  4. Spread 1/2 cup Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Sauce over each pizza.
  5. Top with red onion, mushrooms, bell pepper and pineapple.
  6. Sprinkle mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses on top.
  7. Bake at 425º F 12 to 16 minutes until bubbly and browned.
Helpful hints
  • Red pepper tomato sauce and pizza dough can be made in advance and refrigerated or frozen until the day pizza is prepared.
  • To form 12″ pizza, turn a medium-sized bowl upside down and dust with flour. Gently stretch dough evenly over outside of the bowl; turn and place on pizza pan.
  • Makes two 12″ pizzas.
Nutrients per serving
  • Calories 289
  • Protein 8 g
  • Carbohydrates 37 g
  • Fat 12 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Sodium 165 mg
  • Potassium 210 mg
  • Phosphorus 111 mg
  • Calcium 74 mg
  • Fiber 2.2 g

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