Cooking at Home - Herbed Garden Pizza

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Published Friday, January 26, 2018

Prep time: 30 minutes

Makes:   4 Servings 

Dive into mounds of luscious vegetables smothered over a whole wheat crust, artfully seasoned with olive oil-herb blend, including basil and garlic. Serve with a side salad and simple home-made vinaigrette.


2 tablespoons salt-free Tomato Basil Garlic Seasoning Blend
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 12-inch, whole-wheat pizza crust, thin, pre-baked
  cooking spray
4 Roma tomatoes (thinly sliced)
1 1/2 cups crimini mushrooms (sliced)
2 cups baby spinach
1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
3/4 cup shredded fat-free mozzarella cheese


1. Place rack in center of oven and preheat oven to 400 degF.

2. In a small bowl, mix Tomato Basil Garlic Seasoning Blend with olive oil.

3. Place pizza crust on pizza pan. Brush pizza dough with olive oil blend, reserve remainder.

4. In a large mixing bowl, gently toss vegetables and remaining olive oil blend.

5. Spread coated vegetables evenly over pizza dough, leaving about 1/2-inch border around the edges. Top vegetables with shredded cheese.

6. Bake 10 minutes, until cheese is melted.


Serving Suggestions: Serve with a side salad and a glass of juice.

Ideas for a Side Salad: Spinach, Tomato Slices and Vinaigrette (made with 2 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp vinegar, 1 tsp lemon juice, 1/2 tsp sugar, and 1 tbsp low-sodium seasoning blend)

Source: Produce for Better Health Foundation

Each serving provides:

Calories 300 

Total Fat 17 g

Saturated Fat 3 g

Cholesterol 5 mg

Sodium 300 mg

Total Carbohydrate 42 g

Dietary Fiber 8 g

Total Sugars 0 g

Added Sugars included 0 g

Protein 10 g

Vitamin D 0 mcg

Calcium 200 mg

Iron 3 mg

Potassium 430 mg may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.

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