English Muffin Pizzas

Carrott cake and english muffin pizzas 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Carrott cake and english muffin pizzas 150

This easy lunch also doubles as an after-school snack. Let the kids dictate the toppings. Try switching the cheese to smoked provolone, Cheddar or Fontina.

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 English muffin split
  • 1/2 cup Tomato Pizza Sauce recipe
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup diced sweet green or red pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced mushroom
  • 2 tablespoons diced pepperoni optional

Method

Lightly toast English muffins. Place, cut side up, on lightly greased or foil-lined baking sheet.

Spread each half with 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the sauce; sprinkle each with 2 tbsp (25 mL) of the cheese. Sprinkle with green pepper, mushrooms, and pepperoni (if using). Broil 6 inches (15 cm) from heat until cheese is bubbly, about 2 minutes. Let cool slightly.

To pack for lunch, let cool completely. Pack in airtight container. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight for container up to 12 hours.)

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 493 mg
  • Protein 11 g
  • Calories 259.0
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Cholesterol 25 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 32 g

%RDI

  • Iron 16.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 25.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 26.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 7.0
  • Vitamin C 23.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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