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Grilled Margherita Pizza

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Grilled Margherita Pizza

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size¼ of recipe
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Sodium 485 mg
Total Carbohydrate34 g
Dietary Fiber 11 g
Protein14 g

Servings and Times


Ingredients and Preparation

Large tomato, seeded and diced1
Grated part-skim mozzarella1 cup
Fresh basil, chopped½ cup
Olive oil1 tablespoon
Balsamic vinegar1 tablespoon
Garlic cloves, minced2
Refrigerated pizza dough10 ounces
Grated Parmesan cheese2 tablespoons
  1. Directions
  2. Combine tomato, mozzarella, basil, oil, vinegar, and garlic cloves in a medium bowl. Let stand 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare grill and coat with cooking spray (or cook on nonstick aluminum foil).
  4. Unroll pizza dough into a 12-inch square and cut into 4 equal pieces. Transfer dough to grill, and grill about 4 minutes, until bottoms are browned. Turn dough squares over, top with tomato mixture (leave a ½-inch border), and grill about 4 more minutes, until cheese is melted and dough is cooked through.
  5. Sprinkle with Parmesan and serve.

2 starches; 1.5 medium-fat meat substitutes; 1.5 fats

Side Suggestions: Italian “House” Salad
Top mixed Italian greens with sliced tomatoes, cucumbers, and shredded carrots. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and olive oil.

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