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English Muffin Veggie Pizza

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English Muffin Veggie Pizza
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  • Makes: 4 servings

Create your own easy-to-make personal pizza and add your favorite veggie toppings. Choose whole wheat muffins to make this recipe even better!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup broccoli (cooked chopped)
  • 4 English muffins
  • 1 cup pizza sauce (or spaghetti sauce)
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded, part skim
  • 1/4 cup carrot (4 Tablespoons, shredded)
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese (1 teaspoon, grated)

Directions

1. Cut the broccoli to make 1 cup of chopped broccoli.

2. Put the broccoli in a saucepan with water. Cook on medium until tender.

3. Drain the water from the saucepan. Let the broccoli cool.

4. Cut 4 English muffins in half. Toast the 8 muffin halves.

5. Shred the mozzarella cheese to make ½ cup of shredded cheese.

6. Peel and shred the carrots to make 3 tablespoons shredded carrots.

7. Spoon 2 tablespoons pizza sauce over each English muffin half.

8. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon shredded mozzarella cheese on top of each half.

9. Put 2 tablespoons broccoli and 1 teaspoon shredded carrots on top of each half.

10. Sprinkle each half with 1 teaspoon grated parmesan cheese.

11. Toast in the toaster oven for 2 minutes, until the cheese melts.

Notes

Try making these pizzas with whole wheat muffins.

Source: Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Program, Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network
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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 2 pizzas (each made from 1/2 English muffin), 1/4 of recipe (185g)
Nutrients Amount
Calories 220
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Sodium 576 mg
Total Carbohydrate 34 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 2 g
Protein 11 g
Vitamin D -404 mcg
Calcium 249 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 392 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 220
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 8 mg
Total Carbohydrate 34 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars 2 g
Protein 11 g
Minerals
Calcium 249 mg
Potassium 392 mg
Sodium 576 mg
Copper 182 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 36 mg
Phosphorus 179 mg
Selenium 16 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A -404 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 28 mg
Vitamin D -404 mcg
Vitamin E -404 mg
Vitamin K 33 mcg
Folate 101 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 3 mg
Choline 25 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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Vegetables
1/2 cups
Grains
1 3/4 ounces
Dairy
1/4 cups

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