Pizza Night

Pizza Night

Change up pizza night! Start with the thin, single-serve crusts, then top with ingredients that spotlight. You’ll want to try all of these diabetes-friendly choices.

Farmstand Pizza

Servings 6 

Preparation Time 30 minutes   

Ingredients

  • 3⁄4 cup Fresh or Frozen Corn Kernels (Thawed)
  • 3⁄4 cup 1-inch Pieces Fresh Green Beans
  • 1 cup Fresh Baby Arugula or Baby Kale
  • 1⁄3 cup Chopped Red Sweet Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tsp Olive Oil
  • 1⁄4 tsp Salt
  • 1⁄8 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 recipe Whole Wheat Individual Pizza Crusts 
  • 6 tsp Pizza Sauce
  • 11⁄2 cups Shredded Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese 

Method

1. In a covered medium saucepan cook corn in a small amount of boiling water for 2 minutes. Add green beans; cook for 5 minutes more or until vegetables are crisp-tender; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain again. 

2. In a medium bowl combine corn mixture, arugula, and sweet pepper. For the vinaigrette, in a small screw-top jar combine lemon juice, oil, salt, and black pepper. Cover; shake well.

3. Spread Whole Wheat Individual Pizza Crusts with pizza sauce; sprinkle with cheese. For a charcoal or gas grill, place pizzas on the grill rack directly over low heat. Cover; grill for 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Remove from grill. Top with vegetable mixture and drizzle with vinaigrette.

Per Serving: 210 cal., 7 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 19 mg chol., 356 mg sodium, 26 g carb. (3 g fibre, 3 g sugars), 11 g pro.

Smoked Salmon and Dill Pizza

Servings 6 

Preparation Time 25 minutes   

Ingredients

  • 1⁄2 cup Light Cream Cheese Spread (Softened)
  • 1⁄4 cup Light Sour Cream
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 Whole Wheat Individual Pizza Crusts 
  • Olive Oil nonstick Cooking Spray
  • 1⁄2 of a Small Cucumber (Halved Lengthwise and Very Thinly Sliced)
  • 6 ounces Thinly Sliced Smoked Salmon (Lox-Style)
  • 2 tbsp Capers (Drained)
  • 1 tbsp Snipped Fresh Dill Weed
  • 1⁄8 tsp Black Pepper

Method

1. In a bowl combine cream cheese, sour cream, and lemon juice.

2. Lightly coat one side of Whole Wheat Individual Pizza Crusts with cooking spray. For a charcoal or gas grill, place crusts, coated sides down, on the grill rack directly over low heat. Cover; grill for 2 to 3 minutes or until browned, rotating quarter turns for even browning. Remove from grill. 

3. Place crusts, grilled sides down, on a work surface. Spread about 2 tablespoons of the cream cheese mixture over each crust. Arrange the cucumber on cream cheese mixture; top with salmon. Sprinkle with capers, dill, and pepper. 

Per Serving: 182 cal., 6 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 29 mg chol., 508 mg sodium, 21 g carb. (2 g fibre, 2 g sugars), 11 g pro. 

 

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