Monday, February 27, 2012

What I Love: White Bean and Spinach Pizza

Hey Dolls!
Check out this recipe for a delicious pizza with White Beans and Spinach..

Prep Time
10 Minutes
Total Time
30 Minutes
8 servings

1/2 cup sun-dried tomato halves (not oil-packed)
1 can (15 to 16 ounces) great northern or navy beans, rinsed and drained
2 medium cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 package (10 ounces) ready-to-serve thin Italian pizza crust (12 inches in diameter)
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1 cup firmly packed washed fresh spinach leaves (from 10-ounce bag), shredded
1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Colby-Monterey Jack cheese (2 ounces)

Heat oven to 425°. Pour enough boiling water over dried tomatoes to cover; let stand 10 minutes. Drain. Cut into thin strips; set aside.
Place beans and garlic in food processor. Cover and process until smooth. Spread beans over pizza crust. Sprinkle with oregano, tomatoes, spinach and cheese. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake about 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Makes 8 servings

Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
“This recipe allows Dave and me to eat pizza and enjoy it. It has lots of good vitamins, is high in fiber and has no cholesterol. Just the right pizza for a healthy heart.” Cathy P.
A Note from Dr. B.::
Green leafy vegetables such as spinach are a good source of vitamin K, essential for normal blood clotting. If taking a blood thinner such as Coumadin®, however, avoid excessive intake of vitamin K because it may interfere with the medication.

Nutrition Information:
1 Serving (1 Serving)Calories 200(Calories from Fat 25),Total Fat 3g(Saturated Fat 1/2g,Trans Fat 0g),Cholesterol 0mg;Sodium 310mg;Total Carbohydrate 33g(Dietary Fiber 5g,Sugars 2g),Protein 10g;
Percent Daily Value*:Vitamin A 10.00%;Vitamin C 0.00%;Calcium 10.00%;Iron 20.00%;Exchanges:2 Starch;0 Fruit;0 Other Carbohydrate;0 Skim Milk;0 Low-Fat Milk;0 Milk;0 Vegetable;0 Very Lean Meat;0 Lean Meat;0 High-Fat Meat;1/2 Fat;Carbohydrate Choices:2;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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