by Tarla Dalal
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This Dieter’s Pizza could be just what you were waiting for. Just as mouth-wateringly delicious as any other pizza , but with less than half the usual calories, this recipe replaces cheese with low-fat cream cheese made using low-fat paneer and milk.
While the whole wheat pizza base gives you a fibre boost, the use of appropriate veggies like zucchini and coloured capsicum retains the authentic feel at a low-cal count.
- Heat the olive oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the zucchini, capsicum, chilli flakes, mixed herbs and little salt and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Divide the topping into 4 equal portions and keep aside.
- Make criss-cross on the base of the tomatoes and place them in boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes or till the skin begins to peel.
- Drain the tomatoes, cool slightly, peel, deseed and roughly chop them. Blend in a mixer to a smooth pulp and keep aside.
- Heat the olive oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
- Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Add the prepared tomato pulp, oregano, chilli flakes, tomato ketchup, chilli powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Divide the pizza sauce into 4 equal portions and keep aside.
- Place 2 whole wheat pizza base on a clean, dry surface and spread a portion of the pizza sauce evenly over each pizza base.
- Arrange a portion of the topping evenly over each pizza base
- Finally, spread 2 tbsp of the low-fat cream cheese evenly over each pizza base.
- Place both the pizzas on a greased baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 10 to 12 minutes or till the base is evenly browned.
- Repeat steps 1 to 4 to make 2 more pizzas.
- Cut into equal wedges and serve immediately.
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