Great Zukes Pizza Bites

Great Zukes Pizza Bites

Zucchini fills in for the crust to make a low-carb snack loaded with real pizza flavor.


Makes 8 servings


1 medium zucchini
3 tablespoons pizza sauce
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
8 slices pitted ripe olives
8 slices pepperoni


  1. Preheat broiler; set rack 4 inches from heat.
  2. Trim off and discard end of zucchini. Cut zucchini into 16 (1/4-inch-thick) diagonal slices. Place zucchini on nonstick baking sheet.
  3. Combine pizza sauce, tomato paste and oregano in small bowl until well blended. Spread scant teaspoon sauce over each zucchini slice. Combine mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses in small bowl. Top each zucchini slice with 1 tablespoon cheese mixture, pressing down into sauce. Place 1 olive slice on each of 8 pizza bites. Place 1 folded pepperoni slice on each remaining pizza bite.
  4. Broil 3 minutes or until cheese is melted and zucchini is tender. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2 Pizza Bites
Calories 75
Calories from Fat 60 %
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Carbohydrate 3 g
Fiber 1 g
Protein 5 g
Sodium 288 mg

Dietary Exchange

Vegetable 1/2
Meat 1/2
Fat 1

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