Canadian Bacon-Whole Wheat Pizza

Dinner ready in an hour! Enjoy this whole wheat hearty pizza topped with Canadian bacon and cheese.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
package regular active or fast-acting dry yeast
1
cup warm water (105°F to 115°F)
2 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ whole wheat flour
2
tablespoons olive oil
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
tablespoon whole-grain cornmeal
1
can (8 oz) pizza sauce
2
cups finely shredded Italian mozzarella and Parmesan cheese blend (8 oz)
1
package (6 oz) sliced Canadian bacon, cut into fourths
1
small green bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)

  • 1 In medium bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Stir in flour, 2 tablespoons oil and the salt. Beat vigorously with spoon 20 strokes. Let dough rest 20 minutes.
  • 2 Move oven rack to lowest position. Heat oven to 425°F. Grease cookie sheet with 1 tablespoon oil; sprinkle with cornmeal. Pat dough into 12x10-inch rectangle on cookie sheet, using floured fingers; pinch edges to form 1/2-inch rim.
  • 3 Spread pizza sauce over crust. Top with cheese, bacon and bell pepper. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until edge of crust is golden brown.

Expert Tips

All whole wheat pizza crust makes a great base for the family-friendly Canadian bacon and cheese toppings. Vary the flavor by using different toppings, such as pepperoni, cooked and drained ground beef, vegetables and different types of cheese.

Whole Grain Serving: 2

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
750mg
750%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.