This vegetarian pizza recipe is quick, delicious, low fat and low cholesterol. We use a non frozen pizza bread, a jar of organic pizza sauce, non dairy cheese and sauteed vegetables. The non dairy cheese makes this often times forbidden food, a healthy food by eliminating most of the fat, which averages 10 grams of fat according to the US Department of Agriculture's Nutrient Data Base. We also eliminate all of the cholesterol that is found in dairy cheese. You can use the any one of the substitute cheeses found at the health food store.
You can use almost any type of flat bread as your crust. Keeping in mind that whole grains provide a power packs of nutrients, from focaccia bread to pita or fresh dough. Whole grain The healthy toppings make the meal.
1 Pre-made thin pizza crust or whole wheat dough rolled thin
1-1/2 cups of soy cheese grated (or other cheese)
2 cup of fresh or frozen spinach chopped
1/2 cup pizza sauce
1/4 of sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil drain and chopped)
1 tsp oil, olive or canola
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp of Braggs liquid aminos
Preheat Oven to 400 degrees.
Place crust on cookie sheet.
Spread pizza sauce to the edge of crust.
Add cheese, making sure to distribute evenly.
In a wok or nonstick pan. Heat oil.
Add spinach, sprinkle garlic and and Braggs liquid aminos.
Let simmer (stir occasionally) until spinach is done to your liking.
Add sun dried tomato and let simmer for about 2 minutes.
Remove excess juice from the topping before putting in on your pizza.
Using a large spoon, scoop the topping.
Place each scoop on a section of the sheet.
With a fork, lightly flake the toppings to spread over the pizza evenly.
Bake until cheese is melted and crust is browned to your liking. Approx. 10 minutes
Other vegetables could be added, like red onion, chopped artichoke or bell pepper.
Sprinkle finely grated firm tofu for additional protein.
Red pepper flakes could also be used after baking.
Quick, easy, with the vitamins and minerals from the vegetables and protein from the whole grain cut and soy cheese.
Note: Mini Pizzas are also fun to make and healthy to eat for lunch or snack.