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Tomato Basil Pizza

Nutrition LabelNote: This recipe is especially for teens with diabetes, but can be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 whole-wheat English muffin
  • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 slices of a tomato
Equipment and supplies:
  • Oven
  • Knife for spreading
  • Measuring spoons
  • Baking sheet
Directions:
  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Slice the English muffin in half.
  3. Place two English muffin halves on a small baking sheet.
  4. Top the muffins with tomato sauce.
  5. Add cheese.
  6. Add basil.
  7. Add the tomato slice.
  8. Broil until cheese is brown and sauce is bubbly.
  9. Serve immediately.

Serves: 1

Reviewed by: Cheryl Patterson, RD, CDE