Health

Three-Cheese Pizza (For Cheese Lovers)

Three-Cheese Pizza (For Cheese Lovers) Photo: Quentin Bacon; Stylist: Sarah Cave

Ingredients

  • prebaked pizza crust
  • 1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 3/4 cup grated part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tablespoon truffle or extra-virgin olive oil

Preparation


Place a prebaked pizza crust on a shallow baking pan. Dollop ricotta cheese evenly over crust. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, and fresh thyme leaves. Bake 8 minutes or until top is golden brown and cheese is melted. Drizzle with truffle or extra-virgin olive oil. Cut into 8 slices; serve.



    Prep: 7 minutes; Cook: 8 minutes.

    Baked to Perfection: To make our pizza, we used Fabulous Flats for the crust and baked it in a 500° oven on the bottom rack to make it crispy.

  • Yield: Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1 slice)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 180
Fat per serving: 8g
Saturated fat per serving: 3g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 2g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 8g
Carbohydrate per serving: 20g
Fiber per serving: 1g
Cholesterol per serving: 12mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Sodium per serving: 290mg
Calcium per serving: 143mg

Good to Know

Part-skim ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan make a flavorful cheese topping with less fat than your average slice.