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Healthy Pizza Recipe

Lighter pizza

Published: December 19, 2014 at 2:29 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Following a healthy diet but craving pizza? This lighter version has a thin and crisp base, a rich but light tomato sauce and is topped with creamy mozzarella, rocket and a little parmesan

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal360
fat14.7g
saturates5.1g
carbs44.3g
fibre4.1g
protein15.4g
salt2.07g
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Make this lighter pizza, then check out our healthy pizza, cauliflower pizza base, margherita pizza and plenty more.

Ingredients

  • 1 packet pizza base mix, about 145g
  • olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 400g tin plum tomatoes, drained
  • ½ small ball mozzarella, sliced
  • 50g rocket
  • (or vegetarian alternative) to serve parmesan shavings

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 220c/fan 200c/gas 7. Make up the pizza base following pack instructions. Roll out to a large circle (about 22cm) and put on a non-stick heavy baking sheet for 10 minutes to puff up a bit.

  • STEP 2

    Heat a non-stick frying pan with 1 tbsp olive oil, add the garlic and cook for a minute. Add the tomatoes, season, then cook, squashing down the tomatoes with a fork until broken down and thickened. Cool.

  • STEP 3

    Spread the tomatoes over the pizza base and top with mozzarella. Bake for 20 minutes until puffed and golden. To serve, scatter over the rocket and parmesan shavings.

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