Recipe: Chicken and Broccoli Pizza on Cauliflower Crust
1 cauliflower pizza crust, prepared according to manufacturer’s directions (see note)
½ cup 1 percent milkfat cottage cheese
¼ cup fresh basil leaves, plus 1 tbsp. minced fresh basil leaves
½ tsp. minced fresh garlic (about 1 clove)
½ tsp. onion powder
¼ tsp. cracked black pepper
2 oz. cooked boneless, skinless chicken breast cut into small pieces
½ cup cooked broccoli florets cut into small pieces
1 small tomato (about ½ cup), cored and diced
1 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
- Prepare cauliflower pizza crust according to manufacturer's directions.
- While cauliflower pizza crust is cooking, place cottage cheese, ¼ cup basil leaves, garlic, onion powder, and cracked black pepper into a food processor fitted with a standard blade. Puree until smooth.
- When pizza crust is ready for toppings, switch the oven to broil. Spread pizza crust with cottage cheese puree, then top with chicken breast pieces, broccoli florets, and diced tomato. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese and remaining 1 tbsp. minced basil on top.
- Broil on high for four to five minutes until toppings are cooked through.
Makes four servings. A serving is about two slices of pizza or ¼ of pizza. Each serving provides: 180 calories, 1 g fat (0.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 480 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrates, 2 g sugar, 2 g fiber, and 10 g protein.