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Pad-Thai Flatbread Pizza

Takeout pizza is usually high in calories and carbohydrate. Here’s a healthier pizza that you can make at home using thincrust flatbreads. By skipping the high-fat meats such as pepperoni or sausage, you’ll cut back on the unhealthy fats as well.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 flatbread pizza

  • Calories 325
  • Carbohydrate 42 g
  • Protein 18 g
  • Fat 10.0 g
  • Saturated Fat 2.3 g
  • Sugar 10 g
  • Dietary Fiber 6 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Sodium 605 mg
  • Potassium 420 mg

This Recipe Serves 2

Ingredients

2 thincrust, wheat flatbreads
1 teaspoon canola oil
5 ounces firm tofu, drained and diced
2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon pad Thai sauce
¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
3 cups coleslaw mix (shredded cabbage and carrots)
1 green onion, chopped
4 tablespoons reduced-fat Mozzarella cheese, shredded

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Place the flatbreads on a pizza pan and bake for 4 minutes. Remove the flatbreads from the oven and set aside
  2. In a large nonstick skillet or wok, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the tofu and cook 5 minutes or until lightly golden. Add the pad Thai sauce and red pepper flakes, and cook for 2 more minutes.
  3. Add the cabbage and green onion, and cook for 2-4 more minutes.
  4. Divide the cabbage-tofu mixture in half and spread evenly onto 2 flatbreads. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons cheese on each flatbread. Bake 4 minutes in the oven and serve hot.

Photo: Pad Thai Flatbread Pizza. PNC Photography, Photographer: Peter Papoulakos.

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