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Healthified Homemade Pizza

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42% fewer calories • 55% less fat • 60% more vitamin A than the original recipe. Put the pizzerias to shame with a pie that’s better for you. Toss up our healthified version that reduced the fat and sodium by nearly half.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Crust

1 1/3
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup fat-free (skim) milk
2
tablespoons olive oil

Topping

1 1/2
cups shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese (6 oz)
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen® organic diced tomatoes, drained
1
cup fresh baby spinach leaves, coarsely chopped
1
cup yellow or green bell pepper strips
1/4
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons freshly shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in milk and oil until soft dough forms. (If dough is dry, stir in 1 to 2 tablespoons additional milk.) On lightly floured surface, knead dough 10 times. Shape dough into ball. Cover with bowl; let stand 10 minutes.
  • 2 Place dough on ungreased cookie sheet; flatten slightly. Roll out to 12-inch round. Bake 8 minutes.
  • 3 Sprinkle mozzarella cheese over crust; top with remaining topping ingredients. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until crust is light golden brown and cheese begins to brown. Cut into wedges to serve.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take: Healthified

  • Calories Reduced By 140
  • Fat Reduced By 10g
  • Vitamin A Added 9%
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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
450mg
450%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Before After
2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/3 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup milk 1/2 cup fat-free (skim) milk
1/3 cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz) 1 1/2 cups shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese (6 oz)
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt 1 cup fresh baby spinach leaves, coarsely chopped
1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup yellow or green bell pepper strips
3 tablespoons freshly shredded Parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
4 teaspoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons freshly shredded Parmesan cheese
Nutritional Highlights
Calories
 
 
330 (before)
190 (after)
Total Fat
 
 
18 g (before)
8 g (after)
Vitamin A (%DV)
 
 
6 % (before)
15 % (after)
Vitamin C (%DV)
 
 
4 (before)
20 (after)

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Expert Tips

We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 07/19/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
450mg
450%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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