9 balanced (and delicious) homemade pizza recipes

Pizza doesn’t have to be a heavy, high-calorie dish. Homemade can be relatively balanced. Here are some recipes.

Weekend and TV evening meal par excellence, pizza Often equal to a heavy plate and calories. But this is not always the case! If ready-made pizzas sold in the supermarket are far from being models of lightness, then homemade pizzas are considered healthier.

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a Slightly thin pizza dough They will be lower in calories than thick pastries, or stuffed with cheese for example. However, it will always have fewer calories than puff pastry, shortbread or shortbread. And in order for it to remain a balanced dish, you can also play on the volume: the smaller it is, the fewer calories. And the ingredients will go in: whole wheat flour instead of classic wheat flour, or less olive oil, or nothing at all…

Replace high-calorie additives

Most of the calories are contained in the filling. Therefore, replace fresh cream, which is the basis of some recipes, with a mixture of scrambled eggs and milk, and avoid very fatty foods such as bacon, pepperoni, or cheese. Those that are full of vegetables (artichokes, mushrooms or peppers) will be much lower in calories. You can also replace the traditional sausage with ground white meat, for example.

The ideal is thatPair your pizza with a green salad or raw vegetables. This will bring in the fibers, which will have the advantage of stalling quickly.

But above all, it is important to know how to have fun and how to have fun Don’t cut out fats in your diet Some of the essential nutrients for our body and good health are concentrated in this rich diet.

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Pizza with red onions and orange zest with Girand salt
Cut very thin slices of red onion. Cut blue cheese or roquefort cheese into small cubes and garnish the pre-rolled pizza dough with onions, cheese and nuts. Grate over the peel of half an orange and sprinkle the turret with fine Guérande salt. Bake for fifteen minutes.

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Pizza with artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, ham and mozzarella
Spread the tomato sauce on the dough and then the artichoke hearts cut in half, the sliced ​​white ham, the sun-dried tomatoes, the olives and the mozzarella into the slices. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes, then serve.

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Seafood pizza
On a thin layer of tomato coli laid on pizza dough, spread the mixture of seafood, having previously cooked. Sprinkle with herbs and olive oil, but do not add cheese. Mussels, squid, or shrimp are very low in fat but rich in protein.

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Spinach and smoked salmon pizza
On pizza dough, replace the tomato sauce with a thin layer of spinach and cover it with smoked salmon. You can flavor the dough by adding 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh basil while kneading or give it a yellow color by pouring 1 teaspoon of turmeric while kneading.

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Grilled vegetable pizza
Cut thin slices of eggplant, zucchini and pepper. Cover it with olive oil and put it in the oven. Decorate the pizza dough (preferably homemade) and add a few slices of goat cheese. Baking significantly reduces the amount of fat. This recipe is rich in fiber, minerals and antioxidants.

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Vegetarian pizza with zucchini, pesto and vegan cheese
In a frying pan, fry two onions, then zucchini. Once cooked, add the basil and crushed garlic cloves. Roll out the pizza dough and spread it over it. Spread the vegan cheese on the pizza, add the olives, and bake for 15 minutes. Add chopped fresh herbs at the end of cooking, then serve.

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Arugula and bresaola pizza
Cover pizza dough with a light layer of tomato paste and a few cubes of mozzarella, then bake in the oven. Then garnish with slices of dried beef or raw, lean pork and watercress leaves. Raw watercress provides vitamin C. As for bresaola and raw pork, they provide protein without adding fat.

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Gluten Free Mini Pizza
Cut two eggplants into 1 cm thick slices. Salt, leave to drain for 20 minutes, rinse with clean water and put the slices on a baking sheet. Grease them with olive oil and bake for 25 minutes at 180 degrees (thermostat 6). Then spread the slices with tomato coulis, add a thin slice of mozzarella, sliced ​​olives and a sprinkle of thyme. Bake again for five minutes, and it is ready.

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