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Healthy Recipe: Pizza Quinoa Polenta

These Quinoa Pizza Bites Are Just 50 Calories

If a slice of pizza is one of your weaknesses, it's not something you'll want to indulge in on a regular basis, especially if you usually down two slices or more. Here's a healthier option that'll satisfy your need for a slice.

The warm and juicy baked tomato melts in your mouth along with the cheese. And the hint of fresh basil adds the perfect taste of Summer.

This pizza alternative is a cinch to whip up since the dough is made from slices of packaged quinoa polenta, making this dish gluten-free.

To see this simple 250-calorie recipe keep reading.

Quinoa Polenta Pizza

Quinoa Polenta Pizza

Ingredients

  1. 1 tube of quinoa polenta
  2. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  3. 3 Roma tomatoes, sliced
  4. 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
  5. 3 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped

Directions

  1. Pour the oil in a pan and heat on low.
  2. Cut the polenta into 15 quarter-inch-thick slices.
  3. Place the polenta in the pan and cook each side until slightly golden brown, about 10 minutes each side.
  4. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  5. Place the polenta on foil on a cookie sheet. Top each piece with a slice of tomato. Sprinkle with cheese and fresh basil and bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

Nutrition

Calories per serving
253
Source: Calorie Count
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