Veggie Pizza with Whole Wheat Crust and Assorted Toppings

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Indulge in a slice of deliciousness with our Homemade Veggie Pizza with Whole Wheat Crust and Assorted Toppings. This recipe takes pizza night to a whole new level by offering a healthier twist on a classic favourite. The whole wheat crust adds a nutty flavour and provides a wholesome base for an array of vibrant and nutritious toppings. Load up your pizza with an assortment of colourful vegetables like bell peppers, mushrooms, onions, and cherry tomatoes.

 

Each bite is bursting with flavour, while the chewy crust and gooey cheese create the perfect texture combination. With this homemade pizza, you can satisfy your cravings guilt-free and enjoy a nutritious meal that will leave you wanting more. It’s time to gather your ingredients, preheat the oven, and get ready to savour a slice of homemade goodness.

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup warm water
  • Tomato sauce or marinara sauce
  • Assorted vegetable toppings (such as bell peppers, mushrooms, onions, spinach, cherry tomatoes)
  • Grated mozzarella cheese
  • Dried oregano
  • Fresh basil leaves (optional)

Calories: Around 250-300 calories per serving

 

Carbohydrates: Approximately 35-40 grams

Protein: Around 10-15 grams

Fat: Approximately 5-8 grams

Fibre: Around 4-6 grams

 

Please note that these values may vary based on the specific ingredients and quantities used in the recipe.

Instructions:

  1. In a bowl, dissolve the honey and yeast in warm water. Let it sit for about 5 minutes until it becomes frothy.
  2. In a separate mixing bowl, combine the whole wheat flour and salt. Make a well in the centre and pour in the yeast mixture and olive oil.
  3. Mix the ingredients until they form a dough. Transfer the dough to a floured surface and knead for about 5-7 minutes until smooth and elastic.
  4. Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover it with a clean cloth, and let it rise in a warm place for about 1 hour, or until doubled in size.
  5. Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F).
  6. Punch down the dough and roll it out into your desired pizza crust shape and thickness.
  7. Transfer the crust onto a greased baking sheet or pizza stone.
  8. Spread a thin layer of tomato sauce or marinara sauce evenly over the crust.
  9. Top with your favourite vegetable toppings and sprinkle with grated mozzarella cheese. Add a sprinkle of dried oregano for extra flavour.
  10. Bake the pizza in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  11. Remove from the oven and let it cool slightly. Garnish with fresh basil leaves if desired.
  12. Slice and serve hot.

A guilt-free pizza experience with our Homemade Veggie Pizza with Whole Wheat Crust and Assorted Toppings.

 

This delightful recipe not only satisfies your cravings but also offers numerous health benefits. The whole wheat crust provides a good source of fibre, promoting healthy digestion and keeping you feeling full and satisfied. Topped with a colorful array of vegetables, such as bell peppers, mushrooms, onions, and cherry tomatoes, this pizza packs a powerful punch of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

 

These nutrients contribute to overall well-being, supporting a strong immune system, healthy skin, and optimal cellular function. By choosing homemade pizza, you have full control over the ingredients, allowing you to reduce unhealthy fats and sodium often found in commercial pizza options. So, gather your loved ones, enjoy the process of creating your own pizza masterpiece, and savor the taste of a delicious, nutrient-packed meal that nourishes both your body and your taste buds.

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