Eat Skinny Be Skinny: Healthy Pizza

This recipe is for all the pizza junkies out there, like myself, who are desperate for a lighter version of this notoriously fatty dish. Dig in and add in ingredients to suit your tastes!

Spinach, Chicken Mozzarella pizza [courtesy of Simple Daily Recipes, with some changes by me]

Pizza Ingredients

  • 1 container of Pizza Crust
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup seasoned tomato sauce
  • 1/3 package (10oz) frozen whole leaf spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 2 grilled chicken breasts, sliced
  • 2-3 green onions, chopped
  • 10 grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup of freshly grated fresh mozzarella
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped artichoke hearts

Preheat oven with pizza stone to 350ºF degrees.

To build the pizza:

  1. Drizzle 2-3 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil on crust, lightly coat all the crust evenly with fingers, then sprinkle with pepper.
  2. Coat crust with tomato sauce. Don’t completely drench it, though.
  3. Layer on spinach, chicken, tomato halves, onions and chopped artichoke hearts. Sprinkle on salt and pepper, being sure to hit the spinach and tomatoes with salt.
  4. Spread Mozzarella all over
  5. Bake on pizza sheet 7-9 minutes. Allow to cool a couple of minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts per slice: 281 calories, 20g protein, 8g fat (3g saturated), 2g fiber

Visit Eating Well for more fantastic healthy pizza recipes!

~ by therealnutritionist on April 25, 2010.

One Response to “Eat Skinny Be Skinny: Healthy Pizza”

  1. Yum!! I make pizza all the time. I love the individual whole wheat Boboli crusts. I usually put olive oil and garlic on the crust, low fat mozz cheese, a cut up chicken breast, roasted red peppers, and sliced black olives on mine. I looove pizza 🙂

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