Quantcast

Zucchini Pizza

This recipe makes a great vegetarian entree or side dish.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 of pizza

  • Calories 65
  • Carbohydrate 6 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Fat 3 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.5 g
  • Sugar 3 g
  • Dietary Fiber 2 g
  • Cholesterol 35 mg
  • Sodium 110 mg
  • Potassium 290 mg

This Recipe Serves 6

Ingredients

1 cup grated raw zucchini
1 egg, beaten
2 ounces reduced fat shredded mozzarella cheese (divided)
¾ cup no salt added tomato sauce
½ teaspoon minced garlic
¼ teaspoon dried oregano
½ cup sautéed mushrooms
½ cup sautéed green peppers
½ cup diced tomatoes
2 tablespoons freshly grated parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat an 8x8 square baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Place zucchini in a clean kitchen towel or doubled up paper towel and squeeze moisture out of the zucchini (as much as possible).
  3. Mix zucchini, egg, and ½ ounce of mozzarella cheese. Press tightly into the baking dish. Bake for 10 minutes.
  4. While zucchini is baking, mix tomato sauce, garlic and oregano. Set aside.
  5. Add cooking spray to a sauté pan over medium heat. Lightly sauté mushrooms, green peppers, and tomatoes.
  6. After zucchini is baked, spread tomato sauce on top of zucchini. Add pizza toppings and top with remaining mozzarella and parmesan cheeses.
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until cheese is brown and bubbly.

MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Ensure the ingredients you are using are gluten free and this dish can be gluten free.

Photo: Zucchini Pizza. PNC Photography: Photographer: Peter Papoulakos

How Many Calories?

Calculate the number of calories you should eat each day to maintain your present body weight:

Please select an option before you continue.
Calculate My Calories

I don't do any physical activity other than what I need to do for my usual activities, such as going to work or school, grocery shopping, or doing chores around the house.

I do some moderate exercise every day in addition to doing my usual activities. For example, I walk about 1.5 to 3 miles a day at about 3 to 4 miles an hour. Or I do something else that's moderately active.

I am very active every day in addition to doing my usual activities. For example, I walk more than 3 miles a day at about 3 to 4 miles an hour. Or I do something else that's very active.

How Many Calories?

This number estimates how many calories you should eat per day to keep your body weight where it is now.

If you want to lose weight, you may need fewer calories. You should talk with your health care team for more personalized recommendations, but this calculator can help to get you started.

Calculate My Calories

*Estimates are rounded to the nearest 200 calories. An individual's calorie needs may be higher or lower than these average estimates. Developed from the 2010 US Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

Find More Recipes