Healthy Italian Pizza

Healthy Italian Pizza

Prep Time

 

Cook Time

1 minute

Serves

2 people

This pizza is so simple and you’ll have to try it for yourself to see how, in this case, when it comes to taste “less is more” . . . but less is definitely less when it comes to calories, saturated fat and salt.

Follow along with Health Expert Judy Davie in the full video, here.

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The classic Margherita pizza was made in the colours of the Italian flag: Red from the tomato; White from this bocconcini cheese; And green from the basil.

Ingredients

  • 1 Pizza Base
  • 1/4 cup tomato puree
  • 2 1/2 oz bocconcini cheese, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon parmesan, grated
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves, shredded
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil & vinaigrette dressing

Preparation

  • 1 Spread the tomato puree on the pizza base and then top with the sliced bocconcini.
  • 2 Add the grated parmesan and then the basil leaves and drizzle over 1 tsp of olive oil.
  • 3 Place in the oven for about 7 minutes.
  • 4 While the pizza is cooking whip together a small salad.
  • 5 Make a quick dressing using 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1/2 tbs balsamic vinegar, 1/2 tsp mustard & give a quick stir.
  • 6 Pour it on the salad leaves & serve with a few slices of avocado & the pizza.

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