Beet and Ricotta Cheese Pizza

  January 28, 2013  |    Blog

If you’re like us, you love pizza and are always looking for new and healthy ways to get one of America’s (and Italy’s) all-time favorite foods. Not only is this unique twist scrumptious, heavenly and divine, but you can count on it to keep your ENERGY levels revved thanks to its wholesome, fiber-filled, energy-revving carbs and satiating lean protein to keep that boost with you longer! Try our recipe for beet and ricotta cheese pizza!

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Beet and Ricotta Cheese Pizza:

Ingredients:

  • 1 piece whole wheat naan bread (about 130 grams)
  • 1 medium beet, roasted, peeled, and cubed
  • 1 shallot, diced
  • ¼ cup fat-free ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup baby spinach leaves
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Spread ricotta cheese onto the naan bread. Top with beets and shallot.
  3. Put in the oven to warm, about 5-10 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven, top with spinach leaves. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar. Enjoy!

*Makes 2 servings
*If you don’t love naan, use any type of bread or pizza dough you like.
*Sometimes we also add ¼ cup toasted pine nuts at the end with the spinach and the balsamic vinegar.

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