Low Calorie Pesto Pizza

Low Calorie Pesto Pizza

This Low Calorie Pesto Pizza is just 76 calories and it’s packed full of flavor! The healthy pizza dough needs no rise time, so you can make this recipe (from start to finish) in just 20 minutes!

Low Calorie Pesto Pizza

Ingredients You’ll Need:

  • ⅔ cup self rising flour
  • ⅔ cup 0% Greek yogurt
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic salt
  • ½ cup Low Pesto Sauce (or store-bought)
  • ⅓ cup fat free shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup mini tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese

Homemade Self Rising Flour: For every 1 cup of All-Purpose Flour, add 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder and 1/4 teaspoon salt.

Low Calorie Pesto Pizza

Low Calorie Pesto Pizza Recipe

Low Calorie Pesto Pizza

Low Calorie Pesto Pizza

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This Low Calorie Pesto Pizza is just 76 calories and packed with so much flavor!
To keep the calories low, I supplied you with my low calorie pesto sauce. You can use store-bought if you prefer but it will increase the calories.
Special Tip: Make sure you use self-rising flour and not all-purpose flour. See above for a recipe for self-rising flour if you don't have it on hand.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 8 servings
Calories 76 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • cup self rising flour
  • cup 0% Greek yogurt
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic salt
  • ½ cup Low Pesto Sauce or store-bought
  • cup fat free shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup mini tomatoes sliced
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees, and set out a pizza tray or baking sheet.
  • In a mixing bowl, add the flour, yogurt, and garlic salt and mix until combined.
  • Form into a ball of dough.
  • Lay a piece of parchment paper out on the countertop (it should be the size of the pizza tray you set out).
  • Place the dough in the center of the parchment paper. Top the dough with a little flour and a second piece of parchment paper.
  • Use a rolling pin to roll it out. It will be about 1/4 inch thick.
  • Move the pizza dough to the pizza tray, and remove the top layer of parchment paper.
  • Spread the Pesto sauce over the pizza crust.
  • Top with mozzarella, tomatoes, and parmesan.
  • Transfer the pizza into the oven and bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • When the crust is golden, remove the pizza from the oven, and slice into eight slices.

Nutrition

Serving: 1sliceCalories: 76kcalCarbohydrates: 11.3gProtein: 4.9gFat: 1.2gSaturated Fat: 0.8gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 132mgPotassium: 154mgFiber: 0.9gSugar: 1.9gCalcium: 59mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Healthy Pesto Pizza, Low Calorie Pesto Pizza, Skinny pesto pizza
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About the Author

Hi, my name is Audrey Johns and I am a 4 time best selling cookbook author! All 4 of my low calorie cookbooks are published by HarperCollins (the oldest publishing house in the US!) and have been featured on prominent TV shows like The Today Show, Rachael Ray and The Doctors. I am a low calorie and healthy recipe authority and my delicious recipes are tried and loved by thousands of readers. 

After a one year 150 pound weight loss (and I’ve kept it off for 13 years!) I started sharing all of my low calorie recipes with the world. They are always all-natural and geared around weight loss and weight management. I have even made some of these recipes with my Biggest Loser pal Bob Harper! Check out my weight loss story, my best selling cookbooks, and my numerous TV appearances by clicking here.

Low Calorie Pesto Pizza

Nutrition and Calories in Pesto Pizza

Low Sodium Tips: Swap the garlic salt for garlic powder and make your own pesto. Mine has no added salt and is much lower in sodium than store-bought (recipe above in recipe card).

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