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Homemade Pizza

Ingredients:

  • 2 x 30cm round pizza bases or 4 x wholemeal pita breads
  • 4 tablespoons salt reduced tomato paste
  • 2 cups vegetables, sliced (e.g. mushrooms, capsicum, spinach, onion, olives, artichokes)
  • 1 small tin pineapple pieces, in natural juice, drained
  • 2 cups low fat mozzarella cheese, grated

Method:

Approx 25-40 min. Serves 4

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Place pizza base on oven tray and spread with tomato paste.
  3. Place toppings over base and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  4. Cook for 15-30 minutes or until base is well cooked and cheese is golden brown (15 minutes for pita bread).
  5. Slice and serve with a simple lettuce, tomato and cucumber salad.

Cooking Hints

  1. Experiment with pizza toppings to create your own classic homemade pizza. Try child friendly toppings such as ham, tandoori chicken, pumpkin and feta cheese.
  2. Replace tomato paste with tomato salsa or a tomato pasta sauce for a milder flavour.

Family Eating Tip

Serve children milk or water with meals and snacks. Keep sugary drinks to special occasions.