Children often refuse to eat vegetables, although they are the healthiest source of nutrition for them. There are, however, a few tricks to introducing vegetables into their diet. Use vegetables in much loved pizza. Your little one will be delighted to eat a few slices of his favorite culinary delight, with a generous topping of vegetables such as peppers, onions or tomatoes.
How to squeeze vegetables into pizza
Here are 5 inspiring ideas for slipping vegetables into pizza:
Pizza with ham and mushrooms
Pizza with prosciutto and mushrooms is a dish inspired by international cuisine. Suitable for a quick meal, this pizza is ready in 20 minutes and contains only 273 calories.
Bake 7 minutes in a pan with a splash of oil 225 g creamy mushrooms, chopped and a quarter of a cup of finely chopped onion. Add 1 clove of chopped garlic and 1 teaspoon of fresh thyme. Bake for 1 minute.
Add 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar and take the pan from the heat. Put a pizza dough in the oven, 4 minutes, at 250 degrees Celsius. Then place the dough on a baking paper, in a tray and lay on it the mushroom composition.
Add 60 g slices of prosciutto and a quarter cup of Frontina cheese, strain. Bake pizza at 250 degrees for 6 minutes.
Margherita pizza with tomatoes
Pizza Margherita is a simple preparation, suitable for a snack or for the school package. This type of pizza contains 298 calories. Grease an oiled pan and place the pizza counter. Bake in the oven for 8 minutes at 220 degrees Celsius.
Remove the counter from the oven and grease it with half a teaspoon of oil. Rub the countertop with a garlic puppy. Put on the counter 5 red tomatoes, sliced, leaving a margin of 1 cm. Stretch in uniform layer 1 cup of grated mozzarella.
Give pizza in the oven at 220 degrees, 12 minutes. Mix half a teaspoon of oil and a teaspoon of balsamic vinegar. Sprinkle pizza with half a cup of minced basil, 1 pinch of salt and 1 pinch of pepper. Sprinkle the pizza with the sauce and serve it to the children.
Spinach and shrimp pizza
Use spinach in pizza topping. It contains calcium, fiber and iron. Seafood are nutritious, tasty and dietary ingredients.
Put in a pan 2 tablespoons corn starch, 1 cup of skim milk and 1 clove of garlic. Mix and bring to a boil. Add 1 quarter teaspoon salt and 1 quarter teaspoon pepper. Spread the sauce on the pizza dough.
Chop 450 g of shrimp in a pan with oil, add 2 cups and half cut mushrooms, 3 cups spinach. Spread the composition on the pizza counter. Sprinkle half a cup of grated mozzarella and half a cup of Provolone cheese. Bake pizza at 235 degrees Celsius for 8 minutes.
If your little one doesn't like peppers, use this vegetable in a delicious, multi-colored pizza. You can use peppers of several colors, for an appetizing appearance. This preparation has only 104 calories.
Cut 4 peppers, red and yellow, lengthwise, remove the seeds and put the vegetables on the grill with the glossy side up. Gently press with a spatula and bake the pepper for 15 minutes. Clean them of the black and cut the strips.
Mix the baked pepper with half a cup of green olives, cut, without seeds, a quarter of chopped parsley, 2 teaspoons drained capers, 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar of red wine, three quarts teaspoon of olive oil.
Spread the composition on the dough, sprinkle 6 tablespoons of Parmesan shaved and bake pizza, 7 minutes, at 195 degrees Celsius.
Put the onion in the pizza composition in caramelized form. The onion is sweeter and more aromatic and fits perfectly with a quality cheese.
Caramelized pizza contains only 240 calories.
Heat 1 tsp of oil, put 4 pieces of bacon and cook for 2 minutes. Add 8 cups chopped onion, 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped, half teaspoon salt and half teaspoon white pepper.
Leave on fire for 25 minutes, stirring constantly. Grease two pizza doughs with a teaspoon and half of oil, then add half of the onion composition to one and half to the other.
Put 40 g of Grilled Fontina cheese on one dough and 40 g on the second. Give pizza in the oven 9 minutes at 260 degrees Celsius. Garnish with thyme sprigs and serve hot pizza to your little one.
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