Simply get a whole wheat pizza base (they turn out so much crunchier and tastier than the refined flour pizza bases) – and use it as a canvas to create your own colourful and healthy pizzas.
Recently I bought those gorgeous red, yellow and green bell peppers and broccoli from the local vegetable seller – I was thrilled to see the fresh veggies in his wooden cart.
They’re not as expensive as the ones you may get at a branded supermarket and these guys usually bring fresh veggies and herbs almost every single day.
I sautéed the veggies in olive oil, chopped garlic and sesame seeds and voila I got myself a healthy pizza topping that we had for breakfast. 😀
I prepared a cheesy spread with garlic (yes, I love garlic in my food), tossed the sautéed veggies, spread grated cheese and baked it the way I like it.
It’s got these super simple pizza toppings that don’t demand fancy ingredients; if you like you too could try out this healthy vegetarian pizza at home – here goes:
- Red bell pepper – ½ no. cut in in medium size cubes
- Yellow bell pepper – ½ no. in medium size cubes
- Green bell pepper – ½ no. in medium size cubes
- Broccoli – 1 /2 no. cut into small florets
- Olive Oil – 1 tbsp
- Garlic – 1 tbsp finely chopped
- Sesame Seeds – 1 – 2 tsp
- Salt to taste
- Grated cheese – 1/2 cup (or less as you wish)
- Butter for greasing – 1 – 2 tsp
- Cheese spread/ pizza sauce/ any spread you like – 1 tsp
- Spread a thin layer of butter with a food brush on the base and toast both sides of the whole wheat pizza on a tava or an iron girdle.
- Once both sides have been well toasted, apply a small quantity of cheese spread, pizza sauce or a choice of sauce coating you may like – you could go for tomato ketchup too!
- Now add a generous quantity of the sautéed three bell peppers with broccoli tossed in olive oil, garlic and sesame seeds.
- Sprinkle grated cheese on top and micro for 30 seconds until the cheese melts or toast it for about 7 mins – 10 mins in a pre-heated oven at 180 deg.
- Serve hot with your favourite sauces – you’re now ready to start your day with a power packed whole wheat pizza, cheese and bell peppers. 😀
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