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Homemade Pizza
Homemade Pizza

Portions: 12 Serving size: 1 slice (1/12 of pizza)

Ingredients

1/2 package (1-1/4 teaspoon) dry yeast
1-1/2 cups warm water (divided use)
2 tablespoons olive oil (divided use)
1 tablespoon sugar
2 cups white all-purpose flour
3 ounces low sodium tomato paste
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
1/2 pound cooked ground beef or pork, well drained
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 cup raw onion, chopped
1/4 cup green pepper, chopped
6 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded

Preparation

  1. Dissolve yeast in 1 cup warm water. Stir in 1 tablespoon olive oil, sugar and flour to make dough. Place in a greased bowl, cover and set aside.
  2. Combine tomato paste, 1/2 cup water, garlic powder, Italian seasonings and remaining oil in a small saucepan and simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Brown meat with black and red peppers in a skillet. Drain off fat. Add onion and green pepper.
  4. Grease a 17” x 14” baking sheet or pizza pan. Press dough onto sheet. Spread sauce, meat mixture and cheese over dough. Bake at 425° for 20 minutes or until dough and cheese are golden brown.
  5. Cut into 12 servings.

Helpful hints

  • Each pizza slice has 1/2 ounce of cheese to keep phosphorus low.

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories 201
  • Protein 11 g
  • Carbohydrates 19 g
  • Fat 9 g
  • Cholesterol 25 mg
  • Sodium 75 mg
  • Potassium 176 mg
  • Phosphorus 115 mg
  • Calcium 118 mg
  • Fiber 1.4 g