Caprese English Muffin Pizzas

Caprese English Muffin Pizzas
Staff Writer

Patricia Stagich

English muffin pizzas are a hit. A crispy, crunchy crust makes a lighter caprese pizza perfect for starters or appetizers.

4
Servings
250
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • English muffins, split
  • 2  Tablespoons  extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2  Cup  Parmesan cheese, grated
  • medium tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 8  Ounces  fresh mozzarella, diced
  • 1/4  Cup  fresh basil, torn into small pieces
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  red pepper flakes
  • 1  Teaspoon  oregano
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Place the muffins onto foil-lined baking sheet. Brush with olive oil and top with the Parmesean cheese. Bake 5-6 minutes. Combine the remaining ingredients and mix well.  Mound over the muffin halves. Sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese and broil for 6-8 minutes or until heated through and cheese is bubbly and beginning to brown.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
18g
26%
Saturated Fat
6g
25%
Cholesterol
62mg
21%
Carbohydrate, by difference
2g
2%
Protein
21g
46%
Vitamin A, RAE
74µg
11%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
65µg
72%
Calcium, Ca
326mg
33%
Choline, total
50mg
12%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
14µg
4%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
37mg
12%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
363mg
52%
Selenium, Se
34µg
62%
Sodium, Na
556mg
37%
Water
58g
2%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Caprese Shopping Tip

Buy lettuce that is crisp and free of blemishes.

Caprese Cooking Tip

Before dressing, keep your salad chilled in the refrigerator to stay crisp.