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Diana Anguh's Broccoli Pizza Recipe

Try This Vegetable-Filled Dish!

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Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Diana Anguh, 24, of Silver Spring, Maryland, lost 100 pounds and has kept the weight off for the last 6 years. Anguh, a chef who now owns her catering company, decided during her weight loss journey that she was not going to give up her favorite foods. Instead, Anguh experimented with recipes to create healthier versions of the foods she loved. Anguh's version of pizza features broccoli in the crust and delicious, fresh vegetables as toppings. Try this recipe in your kitchen!

Ingredients

  • Broccoli Crust:
  • 1 head broccoli, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 Tbs. salt
  • 4 egg whites
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • Topping:
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 sliced small onion
  • 1/4 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup sliced red, yellow and green bell peppers
  • Cooking Directions

    For the crust:

    Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In a large pot bring water to a boil, add the 1 Tbs. salt Cook broccoli until crisp tender, about 2 minutes.

    Drain and dry the broccoli with a clean kitchen towel. Pulse/ blend the broccoli in food processor. Use a clean dry kitchen towel to squeeze out excess water. In a large bowl place the broccoli, egg whites, feta cheese and spices and mix together.

    Place mixture onto a parchment lined baking sheet, in the shape of a crust.

    Bake for 10-15 minutes until crust is lightly browned. Remove from the oven. Let the pizza cool outside of the oven for 15 minutes.

    For the topping:

    Top the pizza with the marinara sauce, the vegetables and the mozzarella cheese.

    Place the pizza back into the hot oven.

    Bake for 10-15 minutes until the cheese is completely melted.

    Recipe courtesy Diana Anguh.

    Food styling by Karen Pickus for "Good Morning America."


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