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Homemade Pizza

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    Serving size:

    2-4

    Preparation time:

    30 minutes

    Total time:

    1 hour

    Nutrition Facts
    Valeur nutritive

    Serving Size (504g) / Portion (504g)

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Teneur
    % valeur quotidienne
    Calories / Calories 780
    Fat / Lipides 21g 27%
    Saturated / saturés 3.5g 18%
    Trans / trans 0g
    Cholesterol / Cholestérol 45mg 15%
    Sodium / Sodium 120mg 5%
    Carbohydrate / Glucides 120g 44%
    Fibre / Fibres 15g 54%
    Sugars / Sucres 19g
    Protein / Protéines 35g
    Vitamin D / Vitamine D 0mcg 0%
    Calcium / Calcium 176mg 15%
    Iron / Fer 8mg 45%
    Potassium / Potassium 1531mg 35%

    ​​Sodium​ plays an important role in controlling blood pressure and fluid balance. Eating too much sodium, however, may cause high blood pressure in some people and a harmful buildup of fluid in people living with heart failure.​ Learn more about sodium and your health »

    There are many ways to include lower sodium alternatives to your daily diet. Registered Dietitian Margaret Brum and Chef David Marcus feature recipes and tips that enhance the flavour of food without the use of salt.​

    Ingredients
    1 packageYeast
    1 tbspHoney
    1 1/3 cupWarm water
    2 tbspsExtra Virgin Olive Oil
    2 to 2 ½ cupsAll-purpose flour
    2 cupsWhole wheat flour
    4Medium ripe tomatoes, diced
    1 canLow sodium tomato paste
    3 tbspsExtra Virgil Olive Oil
    2 clovesGarlic, minced
    1Small yellow onion, minced
    1 tspDried oregano
    1 tspRed pepper flakes
    2 tspsDried basil
    1 tspGarlic powder
    1 tspWhite sugar
    1/4 cupMozzarella, shredded
    1 cupRed, green and yellow peppers
    2Longo’s Grilled Chicken Breast
    1/4 cupBaby arugula
    1/4 cupBasil, chopped

    Directions

    1. Add 1/3 cup warm water.
    2. Add 2 tbsps of Extra Virgin Olive Oil.​
    3. Add 1 tbsp of honey.
    4. Add 1 yeast package or 2 1/4 tsp.
    5. Add 2 cups whole wheat flour.
    6. ​Knead the dough and spread onto sheet of parchment paper. Set aside.
    7. Sauté onion and garlic​.
    8. Add in fresh tomatoes.
    9. Add 1 can of low sodium tomato paste.
    10. Add 1 teaspoon of sugar.
    11. Cook sauce for 30 minutes, stir occasionally.
    12. Let the tomato sauce cool before adding it to the pizza.
    13. Add cooled tomato sauce to the pizza dough.
    14. Add cheese, vegetables and any toppings.
    15. Set oven at 475F and bake pizza for 25-30 minutes.
    16. Top off the finished pizza with baby arugula and basil.​
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