Donna Hay: Basics To Brilliance Kids

https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/26316/cheats-pizza

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Looking for a healthy, homemade substitute for traditional pizza? Try Donna's recipe using Lebanese bread! 

Ingredients

  • 2 large Lebanese flatbreads (wholemeal optional)

  • 12 cherry tomatoes 

  • ½ cup (125ml) tomato puree (passata)

  • 180g drained bocconcini or mozzarella, torn

  • 2/3 cup (50g) finely grated parmesan

  • 2 tablespoons torn basil or oregano leaves

Method

  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 220°C (425°F). Line 2 baking trays with non-stick baking paper.

  • 2.

    Place the flatbreads on the prepared trays.

  • 3.

    Using a small sharp knife, carefully make a little cut in each tomato and, holding it over a bowl, gently squish to remove the seeds and excess juice (it’s a good idea to wear an apron for this part). Tear the tomatoes in half and set aside. Discard the seeds and juice.

  • 4.

    Using the back of a spoon, spread the puree over each flatbread until it’s almost all the way to the edges. Divide the torn tomato and bocconcini between the pizza bases.

  • 5.

    Sprinkle the pizzas with the parmesan and top with the basil. Bake for 10 minutes or until the cheese is melty and golden and the base is crisp.

  • 6.

    Wearing oven gloves, carefully remove the pizzas from the oven and allow them to cool on the trays for 5 minutes. Slide the pizzas onto a chopping board and, using a sharp knife or pizza wheel, slice to serve.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (2 servings)

  • Energy 641kj
  • Fat Total 33g
  • Saturated Fat 16g
  • Protein 39g
  • Carbohydrate 47g
  • Sugar 11g
  • Sodium 1419mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Notes

For more recipes like this, purchase your copy of Donna Hay's new cookbook, 'Basics to Brilliance Kids' at donnahay.com.au or from your favourite book store.

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