Looking for a healthy and delicious homemade veggie pizza recipe? Look no further! This recipe for a healthy homemade pizza is made with whole wheat pizza dough and a variety of fresh, colorful vegetables. Topped with tomato sauce and low-fat shredded mozzarella cheese, this veggie pizza is bursting with flavor and nutrition. It’s a great way to enjoy classic comfort food while still incorporating plenty of healthy ingredients into your meal. Plus, because it’s homemade, you can customize the toppings to your liking and ensure that you’re using only the freshest and healthiest ingredients available.
Whether you’re hoping to fill up the bellies of some adults with a healthy meal or to fulfill your kiddo’s pizza obsession with a healthier alternative, this veggie pizza recipe is perfect for you! If kiddos are involved, you can even have some fun with it by having them help “decorate” the veggie pizza before it goes in the oven!
Healthy Homemade Veggie Pizza
- 1 lb whole wheat pizza dough
- 1/2 cup tomato sauce
- 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese low-fat or part-skim
- 1/2 cup diced bell pepper
- 1/2 cup sliced black olives
- 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
- 1/2 cup sliced red onion
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste
- Add or subtract any other healthy toppings you'd like to customize your pizza!
- Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F
- Lightly oil a baking sheet or pizza pan and stretch the pizza dough to fit the pan.
- Spread the tomato sauce over the pizza dough, leaving a small border around the edge.
- Sprinkle the shredded cheese evenly over the tomato sauce.
- In a bowl, toss the diced bell pepper, sliced black olives, sliced mushrooms, sliced red onion, minced garlic, olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper until the vegetables are evenly coated.
- Spread the vegetable mixture over the cheese, making sure to cover the entire pizza.
- Bake the pizza for 12-15 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
- Remove the pizza from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before slicing and serving.
- Enjoy your healthy homemade pizza!
You can never go wrong with a delicious pizza recipe. So why not try this tasty and nutritious pizza recipe for your next family dinner or weekend gathering?