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Mini Garden Pizzas

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 muffin halves)
For an easy weeknight meal, try making these mini garden pizzas. Use sliced english muffins for the "crust" and top with sautéed veggies, sauce and cheese.

Ingredients

  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1/3 cup coarsely shredded carrot
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup chopped spinach
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 (8-ounce) can no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 4 English muffins, split and toasted
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 276
  • caloriesfromfat 20 %
  • fat 6.2 g
  • protein 13.2 g
  • carbohydrate 42.2 g
  • cholesterol 16 mg
  • sodium 486 mg

How to Make It

  1. Coat a small nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium heat until hot. Add carrot and onion; sauté 3 minutes. Add spinach; sauté 1 minute. Stir in Italian seasoning and tomato sauce; simmer over medium-low heat 8 minutes or until thickened.

  2. Place muffin halves on a baking sheet. Spread 1 1/2 tablespoons sauce over each, and top with bell pepper and cheese. Bake at 400° for 8 minutes or until cheese melts.

Quick and Easy Weeknights