Pizza Margherita – Healthy

Who doesn’t like pizza right?

The problem: pizza is one of the biggest diet killers. Mainly because you can’t stop after one slice right? Me either.

The solution: figure out health(ier) versions of the American favorite.

Healthy Margherita Pizza Recipe:

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Ingredients:

  • 1 can refrigerated pizza crust (try to find whole wheat) I could only find regular
  • 2-3 large tomatoes
  • 1 cup Reduced-fat mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh basil
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Seasonings (garlic powder, basil, Italian blend, salt and pepper)

Step 1: Preheat the oven to what the pizza dough directions say.

Step 2: Spread out the pizza dough onto greased cookie sheet (or if you’re to make me jealous: a pizza stone) .

Step 3: Pre-bake dough for about 5 minuets.

Step 4: I spray the pre-cooked dough with a tiny-tiny bit of olive oil cooking spray. Then season it up! Sprinkle your favorite seasonings on the dough. I used the ones listed in the ingredients above.

Step 5: (pic below) Slice the tomatoes and spread onto dough.

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Step 6: Sprinkle with cheese.

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Step 7: Bake for an additional 7-10 minutes until crust is cooked and cheese is melted.

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Step 8: Cut or tear the fresh basil and sprinkle on top. Drizzle about 1-2 tbs balsamic vinegar.

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Step 9: Cut and enjoy!

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I cut mine into 12 squares.

Nutritional information (per square)

  • Calories: 92.2
  • Fat: 4.2 g
  • Carbs: 13.6 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 4.7 g

Per 1 square: 3 weight watchers points plus

Enjoy!

&teri

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