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
152
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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
13g
19%
Saturated Fat
10g
42%
Cholesterol
22mg
7%
Carbohydrate, by difference
3g
2%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
222µg
32%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
12mg
16%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
292µg
100%
Calcium, Ca
419mg
42%
Choline, total
13mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
52µg
13%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
57mg
18%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
223mg
32%
Selenium, Se
5µg
9%
Sodium, Na
388mg
26%
Water
76g
3%
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.