Technicolor Pizzas
By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
Rose colored glasses will not be needed to appreciate the variety of colors and blend of tastes offered by these.

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  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
Category: Appetizers, Dips & Salsa
Serves: 5
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1
Think Variety; Think Color: Red, Yellow/Orange, White, Green

Ingredients

3 cups frozen mixed vegetables with mushrooms
5 slices Italian bread (1 oz. slices; each about 1” thick and 5” long)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup prepared pizza sauce
1 cup finely chopped tomato
1/2 cup very finely diced onion
1 tablespoon dried oregano leaves
1 teaspoon garlic powder
2 1/2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

Pre-heat oven to 350º F and place oven rack in middle-high position. Microwave frozen vegetables, then pat dry.  Brush all bread slices lightly with oil and spread each with about 1½ tablespoons sauce. Combine all vegetables in a medium-sized bowl. Carefully spoon vegetable mixture equally onto bread slices. Sprinkle with oregano and garlic powder and then with cheese. Bake about 5-7 minutes, until bread is brown on the edges and all vegetables are piping hot. Serve immediately.

Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin A, and a good source of vitamin C, folate, calcium and fiber.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    182
  • Carbohydrates:    29g
  • Total Fat:    5.0g
  • Cholesterol:    2mg
  • Saturated Fat:   1.1g
  • Dietary Fiber:    5g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    24%
  • Sodium:    339 mg
  • Protein:    6g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) by Chef Carmen I. Jones, CCP. This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.

 

 

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