Crispy Veggie Pizza (25 Min, Vegetarian)

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As we pointed out a few days ago when we released our Melted Feta Bake, the best way of eating well and staying healthy isn’t to follow the latest trends and life-changing diets (lose 400kg in just two days!), but to adapt yourself to an overall healthier intake.

Robbing yourself of your favourite foods isn’t always the answer either – you’ll end up with ever-growing cravings and very possibly a huge binge on said forbidden fruit (if only it was actually fruit).

Take the pizza. One of the world’s favourite meals, easy to make, easy to bake, and most definitely tasty. But unfortunately loaded with carbs, calories and fat, and often very few benefits in tow.

But we all love a good pizza, and I for one won’t be going without. Which means it’s time to make it better for us.

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So…a thinner base and less cheese sounds like a good start. A tortilla makes the perfect replacement, and tastes great too. A single ball of mozzarella will do for four as well, so that’s the cheese sorted. You can even make your own salsa – cheaply and in five minutes for a delicious base.

Bung on your favourite toppings and voila! You’re done. As is the pizza.

Health Benefits – Crispy Veggie Pizza

crispy veggie pizza nutrition card
One serving = one pizza

This one is all about enjoying your favourite foods in a healthy way. One tortilla with a side salad should do you for a whole meal, or grab two if you really wanna treat yourself while still being a little aware of what you’re eating.

Enjoy fewer carbs, enjoy fewer calories and enjoy less fat. Enjoy the same great taste.

We want to know:

  • What’s the food you just can’t resist?
  • What’s your favourite pizza topping?
  • And which celebrity would you like to share a pizza with the most?

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Crispy Veggie Pizza
 
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Serves: 2-4
Ingredients
  • 4 tortillas (whole wheat ideally)
  • 1 jar salsa/make your own/tomato puree
  • 1 ball (ca. 220g) mozzarella cheese/ or 100g feta/whatever you fancy
  • Handful olives
  • 1 white or red onion
  • One jalapeño/pepperonis (not the meaty kind ofc!)
  • 4 small tomatoes
  • Half a bell pepper (your fave colour)
  • ½ cup basil (dried is fine but you won’t need half a cup)
  • Optional:
  • 1 chilli pepper
  • ½ tin sweetcorn
  • It’s your pizza, add your favourite toppings 🙂
Instructions
  1. Spread the salsa/puree over each tortilla
  2. Lob on the basil
  3. Slice the cheese into thin layers and add to tortillas
  4. Chop the veg into small pieces then place evenly on tortillas
  5. Cook in the oven for 10-15 mins at 180°C (360°F) - don’t let the tortillas burn!
  6. Munch
Notes
IF YOU LIKED THIS RECIPE: Man, this recipe can be varied in so many ways. How about a different base? Try out our Basil Pesto for example! Or go for some rustic Italian Mozzarella Tomato Breads

MAKE IT GLUTEN FREE: Use rice tortillas like these ones here
 

5 comments

  1. I love using tortillas as a pizza base too – and baking them extra crispy to balance off the black beans and corn we top them with – yes, clack beans are a fav of mine – and so are bacon and eggs! 🙂

  2. I’m all about pizza these days. Luckily here in Napoli pizza is always rather thin (except the edge, oops). Like you, I always add cheese sparingly. Great tips!

  3. What a great recipe! Why didn’t I think of that myself?

    The tortillas are perfect as the base. You don’t have to mix and roll the dough (which is the most work). That way you safe a lot of time and still end up with a gourmet pizza!

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