Two Cheese Pizza

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


2 Tbsp. whole wheatflour
1 can (10 ounces)refrigerated pizza crust
Vegetable cooking spray
2 Tbsp. olive oil
½ cup low-fat ricottacheese
½ tsp. dried basil
1 small onion, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
¼ tsp. salt (optional)
4 ounces shredded part-skim mozzarellacheese
2 cups mushrooms,chopped
1 large red pepper, cut into strips


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

Total Servings 4 Nutrition Facts Two Cheese Pizza Serving Size 2 slices (¼ of pie) Amount Per Serving Calories Calories from Fat 420 170 % Daily Value (DV)* Total

Source: Recipe and Meal Planner Guide of the National Institutes of Health/National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP).


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