Monday, January 3, 2011

Mozzarella and sun dried tomato PIZZZA!!


The other night, my family ordered pizza. To be honest, the deliciousness of it never is worth the bloatedness I feel afterwards. Yes, pizza is delicious, but its hard to just have one piece and I would much rather have MORE PIZZA for less calories, rather than less pizza for MORE CALORIES (well, that sentence was confusing, HA).

I came up with a delicious sun dried tomato pizza with fresh mozzarella. The star of the show? The tomatoes.

The benefits? (YES, gives you an excuse to indulge without guilt).
1. Contains vitamin C: which helps to prevent cell damage from free-radicals
2. Contains lycopene: a powerful antioxidant which helps prevent aging
3. Contains vitamin A: Helps with vision

What do you need?
1 low calorie-high fiber tortilla (I like Trader Joe's. They have about 130 calories)
3 sun dried tomatoes (in olive oil: you can find these at most grocery stores)
1/4 cup tomato sauce
1 tsp olive oil
1/2 clove of garlic chopped
1 oz sliced fresh mozzarella
Basil leaves

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Drizzle 1 tsp olive oil on tortilla and spread evenly with a spoon. Spread 1/4 cup tomato sauce on tortilla. Place basil leaves evenly over tortilla. Cut mozzarella thinly and place on tortilla. Top with chopped sundried tomatoes and garlic. Bake for 10 minutes.

Enjoy!

What is your favorite kind of pizza?
Do you ever make your own pizza? If so, whats your fav. kind to make?

12 comments:

  1. Yumm that looks good! I make a similar snack on english muffins and it never fails to satisfy my pizza cravings :)

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  2. sounds delicious! i make my own pizza all the time. i love spinach, prosciutto, and allllllll kinds of cheese.

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  3. I love making pizza on tortillas! They are almost like crispy flatbreads! So good!

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  4. MMM that sounds amazing! I love making my own pizza--I like to use whole wheat pitas or ezekiel tortillas/wraps-YUM!!
    As far s toppings go...I like fresh pineapple, spinach, kale, cauliflower and broccoli, extra tomatoes, mushrooms, ANYTHING!!
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  5. I do sometimes throw together pita pizzas like yours. I love them with onions, spinach and mushrooms - MM! Might have to make some soon now :)

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  6. I love using whole wheat tortillas as a pizza base and the toppings are endless!

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  7. Lisa! xoxoxo!! Ohh you are so cute! I love your pizza dish! I like home-made pizza with black olives and brocc!

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  8. I don't know why I came up anonymous!??

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  9. I hate to say it, but pizza is always worth the bloat to me. LOL It's my favorite food!

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  10. I know what you mean about feeling bloated after eating too much pizza. I really like making my own with Wal-Mart's great value pizza dough mix. You just add water and a Tbsp of olive oil and it makes a huge pizza with relatively low cals. You should check it out! Of course I load it up with tons of fresh veggies and pineapple :-)

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  11. I love making pizza with flatouts, they are so delicious. Yours look amazing! :D

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