Calories

400

Protein

22g

Carbs

54g

Fat

14g

During the summer, my husband and I love to use our garden produce, and one of our favorite recipes to use it on is…pizza! Often, to keep the house cool, we’ll even cook the pizza on the grill. This recipe is super quick, easy, and tastes amazing piled with produce. For this version, we used tomatoes, peppers, and onions, but it’s delicious with various combinations. For example, we often add zucchini when it’s in season (it’s so yummy)! So skip the greasy delivery pizza and enjoy this fresh version, instead.

Garden Veggie Pizza

Prep Time

15 min

Cook Time

20 min

Total Time

35 min

Recipe Type: Pizza

Serving Size: 2 slices

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1½  tablespoons yeast
  • ¾ cup warm water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1½-2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • ½ cup chopped green onions
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup diced green bell peppers
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella
  • ½ cup shredded pepper jack cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. If using a pizza stone, place it in the oven while it’s preheating.
  2. Add yeast and warm water into a mixer and allow to sit for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Using a dough hook, mix in sugar, salt, garlic powder, basil, oil, and flour. Start with 1 ½ cups flour, start mixing, and add more flour gradually until the dough forms a ball around the hook, and the sides of the bowl are clean. Let rest 5 minutes. Remove from bowl and knead for 5 minutes, then allow to rest 5 minutes.
  4. Roll out until round and about ¼-½ inch thick, depending on preference.
  5. Place on hot pizza stone or greased cookie sheet and poke with a fork to prevent bubbling.
  6. Bake 7 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and top with sauce, veggies, and cheese.
  8. Place back in oven and heat until cheese melts—about 3 minutes.  
  9. Slice into 8ths and enjoy!

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO PER SERVING
Calories 400 (120 from fat)
Total fat 14g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 950mg
Carbohydrate 54g (9g dietary fiber, 5g sugar)
Protein 22g

 

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