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2 Cheese Pizza

This dish serves 4. Serve your pizza with fresh fruit and a mixed green salad garnished with red beans to balance your meal.

  • Whole wheat flour
  • 1 can (10 oz) refrigerated pizza crust
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 4 ounces shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups chopped mushrooms
  • 1 large red pepper, cut into strips

  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Spread whole-wheat flour ove working surface. Roll out dough with rolling pin to desired crust thickness.
  • Coat cookie sheet with cooking spray. Transfer pizza crust to cookie sheet. Brush olive oil over crust.
  • Mix the ricotta cheese with the dried basil, onion, garlic, and salt; spread this mixture over crust.
  • Sprinkle crust with mozzarella cheese. Top cheese with mushrooms and red pepper.
  • Bake at 425°F. oven for 13-15 minutes until cheese melts and crust is deep golden brown.
  • Cut into 8 slices.

Nutrition Information:< br />

Serving Size: 2 Slices (1/4 pie)
Calories: 351
Carbohydrates: 34 Grams
Protein: 18 Grams
Fat: 16 Grams

Daily Servings According to Diabetes Food Guide Pyramid:

Grain/Beans/Vegetable 2
Meat 1
Fat 1 1/2

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