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Basil and Tomato Pizza

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Ingredients

  • 1 (14-ounce) whole-wheat refrigerated pizza crust dough
  • All-purpose flour and cornmeal, as needed
  • 2 large garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1/2 cup preshredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (3 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 ounces prosciutto
  • 3/4 pound assorted tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Preparation


1. Preheat oven to 550°. Place dough on a lightly floured surface; roll into a 13-inch round. Sprinkle a baking sheet with cornmeal, and place dough on top; top with remaining ingredients.

2. Bake on bottom rack until cheese is melted and crust is crisp (about 8 minutes). Slice into 8 pieces; serve.



    Prep: 7 minutes; Cook: 8 minutes; Total time: 15 minutes.
  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 2 slices)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 318
Fat per serving: 8g
Saturated fat per serving: 3g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Protein per serving: 17g
Carbohydrate per serving: 48g
Fiber per serving: 6g
Cholesterol per serving: 20mg
Iron per serving: 3mg
Sodium per serving: 575mg
Calcium per serving: 195mg

Good to Know

Cut down on prep time by using a whole-wheat premade dough–it's full of fiber, but requires no time at all!