Recipe: 2 Cheese Pizza with Red Peppers

No Added Sugar Recipe

INGREDIENTS

COOKING TOOLS: Dough Board, Rolling Pin, Cookie Sheet

  • 2 tablespoons whole wheat flour
  • 1 can (15 oz.) pizza crust or ready-made crust
  • vegetable cooking spray
  • small jar tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup low-fat ricotta cheese
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 small minced onion
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 4 ounces shredded part skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups chopped mushrooms
  • 1 large red pepper, cut into strips

INSTRUCTIONS

COOKING UTENSILS: Dough Board, Rolling Pin, Cookie Sheet

  • Preheat oven to 425 °F.
  • Spread whole wheat flour over dough board.
  • Roll out dough with rolling pin to desired crust thickness.
  • Coat cookie sheet with vegetable cooking spray.
  • Transfer pizza crust to cookie sheet. Brush olive oil over crust.
  • Coat crust with tomato sauce.
  • Mix low-fat ricotta cheese with dried basil, onion, garlic, and salt.
  • Spread mixture over crust.
  • Sprinkle crust with part-skim mozzarella cheese.
  • Top cheese with mushrooms and red pepper.
  • Bake at 425 °F for 13–15 minutes or until cheese melts and crust is golden brown.
  • Serves 8