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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.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

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

Serves: 1

Serving size: 1 English muffin with toppings

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

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD
Date Reviewed: 00-00-0000