Summer Squash Pizza

Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1 slice)

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut lengthwise into (1/4-inch-thick) slices
  • 1 medium yellow squash, cut lengthwise into (1/4-inch-thick) slices
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 (12-inch) packaged pizza crust (such as Mama Mary's)
  • 2 plum tomatoes, cut into (1/8-inch-thick) slices
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) finely grated pecorino Romano cheese
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh oregano

Method

  • Prepare grill.
  • Combine oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, zucchini slices, and yellow squash slices in a large bowl, tossing gently to coat. Place squash mixture on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 2 minutes on each side or until tender.
  • Reduce grill temperature to medium.
  • Lightly coat pizza crust with cooking spray; grill 1 minute on each side or until lightly toasted. Arrange zucchini and squash over crust. Arrange tomatoes over squash; sprinkle with pecorino Romano cheese. Grill 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove from grill; sprinkle with basil and oregano.

Nutritional Information per serving:

  • 165calories
  • 33 % calories from fat
  • 6.1 g fat
  • 1.5 g saturated fat
  • 0.7 g monounsaturated fat
  • 0.1 g polyunsaturated fat
  • 23.5 g protein 5.6 g, carbohydrate
  • 1.5 g fiber
  • 4 mg cholesterol
  • 1.6 mg iron
  • 225 mg sodium
  • 92 mg calcium

 

Note: This recipe is from My Recipes: http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/summer-squash-pizza/print

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