Yes, pizza can be very healthy! Prepared at home with healthy toppings, pizza can be a regular item on your menu. Your kids and teenagers will love it. This pizza is high in omega-3s from the fish and seafood and rich in antioxidants from the tomato-based pasta sauce, garlic, olives and olive oil.
Serves 4–8 (depending on age and appetite)
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Baking time: about 15 minutes
Oven Temperature: 180°C/350°F
- 8 white or wholemeal pita bread
- 8 tablespoons tomato-based pasta sauce
- 8 tablespoons chopped parsley
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 large onion, diced
- 4 cloves of garlic, crushed and finely chopped
- 200g raw fresh fish, e.g. Snapper, Tailor.
- 100g calamari rings
- 125g King prawns (shrimp)
- 80g pitted black olives
- 100g green capsicum, diced
- 12 tablespoons reduced fat grated mozzarella cheese or 1½ tablespoons per pita
- Spread pita rounds with pasta sauce and sprinkle with parsley. Set aside.
- Heat olive oil in a large frying pan and sauté onions and garlic, taking care not to burn the garlic.
- Add fish breaking with cooking spoon and sauté for about 1 minute. Then add the prawns frying for another 1–2 minutes and finally the calamari.
- Sauté for about 40 seconds – don’t overcook the calamari as it can be become tough very quickly.
- Top each pizza with the fish and prawn mixture and sprinkle with capsicum and olives ending up with a calamari ring.
- Finally sprinkle cheese and bake at 180°C/350°F for about 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden brown.
- Serve with a tossed green salad.