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Italian ricotta and cherry tomato pizza recipe

21 September 2020

The thought of pizza might automatically make you think of an indulgent high carb and high fat treat meal but this ricotta and cherry tomato pizza recipe is different. Follow this simple 4 step recipe and enjoy the tastes of Italy guilt free. 

Ingredients (10 slices):

  • 300 g pizza crust (10 oz)
  • 10 g chopped fresh basil (1/2 c)
  • 5 ml olive oil (1 t)
  • 114 g ricotta cheese
  • 75 g greated parmesan cheese (2 t)
  • 240 g cherry tomatoes, halved (1/2 lb) olive oil cooking spray, freshly ground black pepper

How to make it:

  1. Preheat oven to 180° C (350° F). Place pizza crust on a pizza stone or baking sheet.
  2. In a small bowl, combine basil and olive oil. Spread over crust. In another bowl, combine the ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan cheese. Crumble over the basil.
  3. Place the tomato halves on top. Spray with cooking spray and top with fresh ground pepper to taste.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes until the tomatoes are cooked but still keep their shape. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Serve warm or chilled.

Nutritional values per slice:

  • Calories 143 kcal
  • Protein 4 g
  • Fat 5 g
  • Carbohydrates 18 g
  • Fibre 2 g
  • Cholesterol 7 mg
  • Sodium 133 mg


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