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Recipes From The Chili Pepper Diet
GOAT CHEESE PIZZA WITH OLIVES
Makes: 1 serving
Pizza is one of those foods we love-and crave. Unfortunately, many of the frozen pies on the market don't measure up for a low-fat diet-both in taste and nutrition. This recipe raises the bar for low-fat pizza: it uses fresh (not frozen) Armenian pizza bread as a base and you add the toppings! Just be sure to accurately measure out the cheese to keep the fat grams low. You can find Armenian pizza bread (Spicy Onion and Tomato, Vegetable and Spicy Spinach) in the bread section of Costco, Whole Foods Market or in Middle Eastern markets.
1 Middle Eastern style low-fat thin crust spicy spinach pizza, fresh
3 pitted Kalamata olives, chopped
½ oz. goat cheese (about 1 crumbled tablespoon)
¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
- Preheat toaster oven to 425 degrees.
- Slice Canadian bacon into ¼-inch slices
- Sprinkle sliced Canadian bacon over pizza bread. Top with chopped olives, cheese and red pepper flakes.
- Place pizza on foil, and wrap foil over edges over dough. Heat for several minutes until cheese melts.
CAL - 193
FAT - 6.6 gm
PROT - 7.7 gm
CARB - 28.3 gm
FIBER - 2.7+gm
SODIUM - 683 mg
HOT HINTS: If you want a cheesier pie, try mixing a ½ serving of Lifetime's non-fat mozzarella cheese together or 1/3 cup Friendship's Whipped 1% Fat-Free Cottage Cheese together with the goat cheese.
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