Asparagus and Red Pepper Pizza

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped (into 1-inch lengths) fresh asparagus
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into short narrow strips
  • 12- to 14-inch prepared pizza crust
  • 1 cup marinara or pizza sauce
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella
  • Dried oregano to taste

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 425 °F or according to directions on pizza crust package.
  2. Steam asparagus and bell pepper with a small amount of water in a saucepan, covered, until crisp-tender. Drain vegetables well.
  3. Place crust on baking sheet and spread sauce evenly over it. Sprinkle with cheese, then asparagus mixture. Top with a sprinkling of dried oregano.
  4. Bake until the cheese is bubbly, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from oven, let stand 2 to 3 minutes, then cut into 4 large or 8 small wedges to serve.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 4 Servings
  • Calories: 255
  • Carbohydrate Content: 30 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 22 mg
  • Fat Content: 9 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 16 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 4 g
  • Sodium Content: 817 mg