Lean Green Pizza

I was definitely craving cheesy pizza after my run – the kind that oozes all over the place, and when you bite into it pulls long strings *drools*
But I wasn’t going to let all my hard work go to waste!

Abs for 2013 summer baby!
So in order not to go insane dreaming about cheese, I rode over to the supermarket to buy ingredients for a healthy pizza.
This pizza is low calorie, delicious, and good for you!
Bet you didn’t expect that in a pizza recipe 😉
I didn’t want to use store tomato sauce, as I have recently discovered the amount of bad sugars and lack of nutritional benefit from eating it, however I didn’t have a tomato sauce alternative, so I decided to use a low calorie hummus. If you want, feel free to use a tomato sauce, or maybe even avyar.

256 calories only guys!
FOR A  WHOLE PIZZA!

Serves: 1

Lean Green Pizza

Ingredients:

©       1 whole-wheat pita bread base (140 calories approx.)

©       2 tsp. low fat hummus

©       1 crushed garlic

©       1 diced chili

©       1/3 cup shredded spinach

©       1/8 diced red onion

©       25g low fat cheese (add more for a cheesier pizza)

©       1 sliced tomato

©       15g chopped broccoli

©       1 tsp. cayenne pepper (optional)

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 190C. Arrange a baking tray of choice with baking paper.
  2. Place one pita bread onto the baking tray.
  3. Spread low fat hummus, garlic, chili and cayenne pepper onto the base.
  4. Sprinkle half of the spinach, and then layer the tomato, onion and broccoli.
  5. Layer with the rest of the spinach. Evenly space cheese (shred for a more even coverage).
  6. Place pizza into the oven and bake for approximately 20 minutes or until you can’t resist the temptation any longer.
  7. Slice with a pizza cutter or sharp knife; serve on a wooden board or on a plate.
  8. Optional: Drizzle very lightly with garlic infused olive oil, or a little melted coconut oil.

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4 comments

  1. This is the kind of pizza I should make because I was complaining about weight around my middle. It looks very healthy and tasty too. Thanks for sharing and have a lovely week!

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