Multigrain Veggie Pizza

A small amount of sharp Cheddar cheese gives extra flavor to this healthful veggie entrée.

Serves: 16Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Medium


Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 lbs. multigrain pizza dough
  • 1½ cups no-salt-added pizza sauce
  • 3 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup diced plum tomatoes
  • 1 cup chopped blanched broccoli
  • 2 cups diced mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup sliced red bell pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Brush 2 deep-dish pizza pans with olive oil.
  • Roll or press pizza dough into two 12" circles, slightly thicker at the edges than in the center. Place dough in prepared pans.
  • Spread ¾ cup sauce in the center of each pizza, leaving one inch around the edges bare. Combine mozzarella and Cheddar cheeses and divide evenly over each pizza.
  • Layer tomatoes, broccoli, mushrooms, onion, and bell pepper over the cheese.
  • Place first pizza in the center of the oven. Bake for 15 minutes or until the crust is lightly browned and cheese is melted.
  • Remove pizza from oven carefully. Set aside to rest briefly before slicing. Repeat process with second pie.