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Tomato Basil Pizza

Note: If you try this recipe, get some help from an adult because it requires using a knife and the oven.

Prep time: 15 minutes

What you need:

  • 1 whole-wheat English muffin
  • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 2 slices of a tomato
  • 2 tablespoons shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
Equipment and supplies:
  • Oven
  • Knife for spreading
  • Measuring spoons
  • Baking sheet

What to do:

  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 the tomato slice.
  6. Add cheese.
  7. Add basil.
  8. Add the tomato slice.
  9. Broil until cheese is brown and sauce is bubbly.
  10. Serve immediately.

Serves: 1

Serving size: 1 English muffin with toppings

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

180 calories
10g protein
3g fat
2g sat. fat
27g carbohydrate
4g fiber
10mg cholesterol
490mg sodium
5g sugars

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD

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