Caprese English Muffin Pizzas

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Caprese English Muffin Pizzas
Patricia Stagich

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

4
Servings
426
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 English muffins, split
  • 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 Cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
24g
38%
Sugar
3g
N/A
Saturated Fat
11g
55%
Cholesterol
54mg
18%
Protein
23g
47%
Carbs
30g
10%
Vitamin A
163µg
18%
Vitamin B12
1µg
24%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
7.1%
Vitamin C
9mg
15%
Vitamin D
0.3µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
2mg
9%
Vitamin K
20µg
25%
Calcium
571mg
57%
Fiber
4g
15%
Folate (food)
38µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
62µg
16%
Folic acid
14µg
N/A
Iron
2mg
13%
Magnesium
48mg
12%
Monounsaturated
10g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
12%
Phosphorus
377mg
54%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
326mg
9%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
22.9%
Sodium
755mg
31%
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
19.5%
Zinc
3mg
19%

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