Zucchini Pizza

Zucchini Pizza

This summer it seems like everyone with a garden has an abundance of zucchini. I have so much of it at home given to me by friends and relatives with gardens. The question is, how do I get my kids (and picky adults) to actually eat this healthy vegetable?

Here is a super easy recipe for zucchini pizza:

1. Slice the zucchini in half.

2. Using a spoon, place pizza sauce on the open faced side and spread. (you can use one of those Boboli 5 oz pizza sauce packets)

3. Sprinkle shredded mozzarella or cheddar cheese.

4. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.

Try it! It’s delicious!!

Here is some nutritional information about zuchinni- it sure beats bread!

The good: Zucchini (squash) is low in Saturated Fat, and  very low in Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Thiamin, Niacin  and Pantothenic Acid, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Vitamin  A, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc,  Copper and Manganese. For a full report of nutritional value, read: http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/vegetables-and-vegetable-products/3019/2#ixzz2bCjsPk3K

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