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A healthy recipe for pizza night

06 Aug 2021

A healthy recipe for pizza night

Try something a little different, like this courgette-base pizza! It's also an easy way to get your little one loving vegetables.

Ingredients

  • 500g courgette, grated 
  • 3 eggs ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup flour, wholemeal
  • 2 Tbsp parsley, chopped
  • black pepper to taste 
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste 
  • 3 cups prepared vegetables, e.g. chopped capsicum, tomatoes, broccoli, grated carrot 
  • 60g Edam cheese, grated

Method

  1. Place grated courgette in a colander and allow to drain for 30 minutes. 
  2. Preheat oven to 180°C and spray a baking dish with a little canola or olive oil. 
  3. Beat eggs and oil together in a large bowl, add flour and mix. 
  4. Add the drained courgette, chopped parsley and pepper and mix together. 
  5. Spread the mixture in a baking dish and bake for 10-15 minutes until the base is firm.
  6. Remove from oven, spread with tomato paste. 
  7. Place prepared vegetables on top and sprinkle with Edam cheese. 
  8. Return to the oven and bake at 180°C for about  25 minutes. 
  9. Remove from oven and slice into squares.

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