Cheese Pizza

Cheese Pizza Recipe
Randy Mayor
Kids will love this easy cheese pizza that uses bottled pizza sauce and two kinds of cheese. The homemade pizza crust makes it special.
5

Outstanding

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 2 wedges)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 356
Caloriesfromfat 27 %
Fat 10.8 g
Satfat 5.8 g
Monofat 3.7 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 19.1 g
Carbohydrate 44.5 g
Fiber 2.5 g
Cholesterol 30 mg
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 633 mg
Calcium 357 mg

Ingredients

2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup fat-free bottled pizza sauce
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese

Preparation

Position one oven rack in the middle setting. Position another rack in the lowest setting, and place a rimless baking sheet on the bottom rack. Preheat oven to 500°.

Remove plastic wrap from Basic Pizza Dough; discard plastic. Brush olive oil over dough. Remove preheated baking sheet from oven, and close oven door. Slide dough onto preheated baking sheet, using a spatula as a guide. Bake on lowest oven rack at 500° for 8 minutes. Remove from oven.

Spread sauce in an even layer over crust, leaving a 1/4-inch border. Top with mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. Bake on middle rack an additional 10 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese melts. Cut into 12 wedges.

Note:

Julie Grimes Bottcher,

September 2006
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