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Zucchini Pizza Bites

Zucchini Pizza Bites

Zucchini Pizza Bites

Net Carbs 2g


Makes 6 servings


1/3 cup salsa
2 small zucchini, trimmed and cut diagonally into 1/4-inch thick slices
1/4 pound chorizo sausage,* cooked, drained and crumbled
6 tablespoons shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese

*Chorizo, a spicy pork sausage, is common in both Mexican and Spanish cooking. The Mexican variety (which is the kind most widely available in the U.S.) is made from raw pork while the Spanish variety is traditionally made from smoked pork. If chorizo is unavailable, substitute any variety of spicy sausage.


  1. Preheat oven or toaster oven to 400°F. Place salsa in fine sieve and press out excess moisture; set aside to drain.
  2. Place zucchini on baking sheet or toaster oven tray. Spoon 1 teaspoon drained salsa on each zucchini slice. Top with chorizo, dividing evenly among zucchini slices. Sprinkle 1-1/2 teaspoons cheese over each slice.
  3. Bake 10 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned. Remove from oven and serve.

Nutritional Information

Sodium 310 mg
Protein 7 g
Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 3 g
Cholesterol 19 mg
Saturated Fat 3 g
Total Fat 8 g
Calories 113

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