Cheese Pizza

Cheese Pizza Randy Mayor


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 cup fat-free bottled pizza sauce
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese


  1. Position one oven rack in the middle setting. Position another rack in the lowest setting, and place a rimless baking sheet on the bottom rack. Preheat oven to 500°.

  2. Remove plastic wrap from Basic Pizza Dough; discard plastic. Brush olive oil over dough. Remove preheated baking sheet from oven, and close oven door. Slide dough onto preheated baking sheet, using a spatula as a guide. Bake on lowest oven rack at 500° for 8 minutes. Remove from oven.

  3. Spread sauce in an even layer over crust, leaving a 1/4-inch border. Top with mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. Bake on middle rack an additional 10 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese melts. Cut into 12 wedges.

    Kids will love this easy cheese pizza that uses bottled pizza sauce and two kinds of cheese. The homemade pizza crust makes it special. Pizza doesn't have to be unhealthy. In fact, tomato sauce counts as a vegetable serving, and cheese is filled with calcium and vitamin D for healthy bones. Add on nutritious toppings like pineapple, mushrooms or peppers for more fruit and vegetable servings.
  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 2 wedges)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 356
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 27%
Fat per serving: 10.8g
Saturated fat per serving: 5.8g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 3.7g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.7g
Protein per serving: 19.1g
Carbohydrate per serving: 44.5g
Fiber per serving: 2.5g
Cholesterol per serving: 30mg
Iron per serving: 3mg
Sodium per serving: 633mg
Calcium per serving: 357mg