Tortilla Pizzas

This pizza has fewer calories than the regular, thicker crust kind, but it's just as satisfying and tasty.

LA-based founder of Latino Fit Club, Carmen Melgoza, shares her favorite healthy comfort dish that helps her keep off the pounds.

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Level: Easy
Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 (6-inch) whole wheat tortillas
  • vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 4 tbsp. store-bought, no-sugar-added tomato sauce
  • 12 thin tomato slices, from about 2 large tomatoes
  • 12 very thin red onion slices
  • basil leaves, torn, for garnish
  • 6 oz. fresh unsalted mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 tsp. coarse salt
  • pepper
  • red pepper flakes, for sprinkling (optional)

Directions

  1. Heat broiler. Lightly spray one side of tortillas with cooking spray. Place oiled sides down, on a rimmed baking sheet.
  2. Spread 1 Tbsp tomato sauce on each tortilla. Top with tomato, onion, basil, and cheese.
  3. Season with salt and some pepper. Broil until cheese has melted, about 3 min.
  4. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes, if using.

208 cal, 13 g fat (6 g saturated), 14 g protein, 18 g carb, 5 g sugar, 9 g fiber, 400 mg sodium, 11 mg cholesterol per serving

This recipe originally appeared in the January/February 2017 issue of Dr. Oz The Good Life.

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