Arugula and Veggie Pizza

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 40 minutes
  • One serving

If you’re convinced you don’t want to fall off the wagon of your healthy diet, that doesn’t mean you have to give up on pizza. You can integrate it in your diet, with a few adjustments: make your own dough, choose veggies as the main toppings, add a touch of cheese, and enjoy the healthy pizza experience. This recipe should get you started: the pizza has bell peppers, arugula, olives, and parmesan.

Ingredients Needed for Arugula and Veggie Pizza

1 cup flour
2 teaspoons of dried herbs
salt
2 tablespoons of water
3 tablespoons of tomato sauce
½ red bell pepper, thinly sliced
½ yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
5 olives, thinly sliced
¼ cup parmesan, shredded
2 ounces of arugula

How to Cook Arugula and Veggie Pizza

  1. Add the flour into your food processor.
  2. Add dried herbs, salt, and mix everything for 1 minute.
  3. Pour the water, and mix at high speed for 4-5 minutes, until you obtain a smooth and sticky dough.
  4. Preheat the oven to 440°F/225°C.
  5. Next spread some flour on your working surface and gently press the dough with the tip of your fingers. Level the dough with a rolling pin until it reaches around 12 inches (30 cm).
  6. Top the dough with tomato sauce, bell peppers, olives, and parmesan.
  7. Bake the pizza for the next 15 minutes.
  8. Top it with fresh arugula before serving.

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