Healthy "Pizzas"

Serves
2
Cook time
25 mins
Prep time
5-10 mins

BENEFIT

Your toddlers will love these pizzas and you will have peace of mind that they are full of goodness! They are high in calcium for healthy bones and teeth and a source of iron which is important for their brain development.

Ingredients

  • 2 wholemeal pitta pockets
  • 30g mozzarella (grated)
  • 8 cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • 1 tsp rapeseed oil
  • 200g chopped tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • ½ onion (chopped finely)
  • ½ tsp basil (dried or fresh)
  • Handful spinach leaves
  • 1 tbsp sweetcorn (optional)
  • 2 pineapple rings (drained and chopped, optional)

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, heat the oil and add the crushed garlic and chopped onion. Sauté until softened.
  2. Pour in the tomatoes and simmer for about 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile preheat the grill and lightly grill the pitta breads until warm on each side.
  4. Add in the spinach to the saucepan and stir through the sauce until wilted.
  5. Remove from heat and puree with a hand blender or in a food processor until smooth.
  6. Spread the sauce over the pitta breads, sprinkle over the cheese and top with your halved cherry tomatoes and basil. Add the pineapple and sweetcorn if using or your other toppings of choice.
  7. Place back under the grill and grill for 5-8 minutes until cheese is melted.
  8. Chop into little pieces and serve 1 pizza to your toddler. Have the other yourself!

BENEFIT

Your toddlers will love these pizzas and you will have peace of mind that they are full of goodness! They are high in calcium for healthy bones and teeth and a source of iron which is important for their brain development.

High in:

  • Calcium
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin A
  • Folate
  • Thiamin
  • Vitamin B12
TIP

This is a great way to get some extra veg into your toddler as they won’t even notice the spinach and onion in the sauce! Change the toppings each time you make it for whatever you have in the house. Let them help to add the toppings to encourage fussy eaters.