Monday, June 25, 2012

Healthy Veggie “Pizza”


Hey everybody.  Today I thought I would share one of my go to recipes that I just happened to make up.  It’s super healthy, and really yummy.  I hope you like it.  I shared it previously on a friend's blog, but it's really too good not to share here as well.
To start out, you need to make the sauce.  We are going to make it from scratch.  I know, it sounds scary, but it is actually really easy.  This healthy little pizza is going to have a white sauce.  “What!? White sauce?” you say.  Many people think that white sauce can’t be healthy, but I’m here to tell you that it can.  You will need:

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1. Olive oil heating in a pan at medium heat.
2.  1/4 Cup whole wheat flour
3.  Soy milk
Now don’t worry, if you want to use white flour or regular milk, it will work, I just prefer the whole wheat flour and soy milk. 

You will also need some seasonings to make the sauce super tasty.

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I like to use about a tablespoon each of garlic powder, onion powder, Johnny’s Seasoned Salt, and Italian seasoning.  Don’t forget that the beauty of making a sauce from scratch is that you can add as much or as little of the seasoning based on what you like.

Here’s what you do:

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Add the flour to the heated oil and stir with a whisk until it looks like this:

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You may need to add more slightly more oil if it doesn't look like it's sticking together. 

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Add the milk and stir with a whisk until it looks smooth and creamy.  You can add as much milk as you want just remember that it thickens as it simmers.  Add little bits of milk at a time while whisking so that the sauce doesn’t get lumpy.

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Stir in the seasonings with a whisk, let the sauce rest on low heat.

Now to put together the pizza.
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I like to use sprouted grain tortillas as the “crust”.

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Gather any toppings you want.  I chose feta cheese, fresh basil, fresh spinach, mushrooms, and carrots.


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I like to chop us my toppings…. any excuse to use my Pampered Chef food chopper.

Now to compile the pizza.

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Put the tortilla in a pan on medium high heat.

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Add the sauce, veggies, and cheese to the tortilla.

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Cover and cook until the toppings are warm and the bottom of the tortilla is golden brown.  The tortilla should be nice and crispy.

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Put your pizza on a plate, cut with a pizza cutter, and enjoy.  It’s healthy and delicious! 


4 comments:

Nicholl Vincent said...

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have a good night!

Johna said...

That looks really yummy and probably wouldn't give you heartburn like our pepperoni did last night :P

Joseph Carr said...
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Joseph Carr said...

Thanks so much for sharing this! I would love to try this recipe real soon! I've tried so many veggie pizzas, and this one is next on the list!

Joseph Carr