Vegetarian Pizza

By John Crowley

This meatless pizza is a great way to get a good helping of vegetables in one dish. What better way to eat your vegetables than on a pizza!

Vegetarian Pizza
  • Dough:

  • 2 cups whole wheat or spelt flour

  • 1 pkg (7g) active dry yeast

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 tbsp white sugar

  • 3/4 tsp salt

  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup hot water

  • Toppings:

  • 3/4 to 1 lb. firm mozzarella cheese (partly skim milk/low fat)

  • 1 cup chopped/diced red bell pepper

  • 1 cup chopped/diced green bell pepper

  • 3 diced onions medium

  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced

  • 1 cup mushrooms sliced (optional)

  • 1 can tomato paste

  • herbs to taste

  1. Prepare the Dough:In a food processor mix flour, sugar, yeast and salt. Slowly blend in olive oil and hot water. Dough should not be too sticky. Set dough aside for 10-15 mins.Lightly oil 12" pizza cooking sheet. Cut dough in half and roll into approximately 12" circle. Put into oiled pizza sheet, making sure there are no holes in the dough.Spread 1/2 can tomato paste on each pizza and herbs. Add rest of toppings. Bake at 275 degrees for 20-25 minutes. Let cool and eat. Makes 2 x 12" thin crust pizzas with 8 slices each.

Nutritional Facts

Per serving (yield 8 servings)
Calories 328
Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 8.5
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 599mg
Carbohydrates 34g
Fiber 5.5g
Protein 17g

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