Lower-sodium Veggie Pizza

Lynn Socko

By
@lynnsocko

I love pizza but have to keep an eye on my sodium intake, so I forego the pizza sauce & use olive oil or no salt added tomato sauce instead. I also add canned diced tomatoes (no salt added), so I still get the tomato flavor without all the sodium.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

THIS RECIPE WAS UPDATED AND SLIGHTLY MODIFIED ON 9/3/11

whole grain (or plain) pizza dough
1 can(s)
14.5 oz diced tomatoes w/garlic, basil, & onion, (no salt added) drained well and dice slightly more
12 oz
provolone cheese, or mozzerella
bell pepper, sliced
onion, sliced
mushrooms, sliced
olive oil (or garlic infused)
red pepper flakes
lightly sprinkle pizza with mrs. dash tomato & basil

WHOLE GRAIN PIZZA DOUGH (FOR BREAD MACHINE)

1 1/2 c
water
1 tsp
coarse sea salt
1 Tbsp
honey
1 1/2 stick
garlic infuse olive oil
1/2 c
flax seed
2 c
ap flour
2 c
wheat flour
1 3/4 c
yeast

Directions Step-By-Step

1
PIZZA DOUGH: Add liquid to Bread Machine pan first, then dry ingredients, then yeast. Set bread machine for DOUGH cycle. Once risen, remove,divide and roll out into desired sizes, and cook on gas grill, then bring in and add toppings and pop under low broiler till cheese is hot and bubbly. If grilling dough, spray grill racks with non stick spray (away from flame)or both sides of pizza dough to insure dough does not stick.

For foccacia dough Foccacia Bread Sticks-Bread Machine Recipe you can use this with or without the spice toppings.
VEGGIES may be grilled as well to provide the pizza with a more flavorful grilled flavor.
2
OR: Roll out dough, I use cornmeal to roll dough out on, sprinkle olive oil into bottom of 13" cast iron skillet or pizza pan, or spray with non stick spray, place dough on pan.
3
Brush olive oil onto crust,add cheese, scatter drained, diced tomatoes over cheese. Add bell pepper, onion, & mushroom. Drizzle on small amount of olive oil, sprinkle pepper flakes, and mrs. dash tomato & basil.
4
Bake 425* for 30 minutes. You may need to adjust the time according to your oven and/or pan.
NOTE: If you grill the dough, you only need to pop it under a low broiler for about 10 min.