Cheesy Tomato and Bell Pepper Pizzas

Looking for an easy-to-make dinner? Then check out this cheesy tomato and bell pepper pizza made ready in just 25 minutes! Perfect if you love Italian cuisine.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 6

3
packages (10 oz each) prebaked Italian pizza crusts (6 inch) or 6 pita breads (6 inch)
6
oz 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel) or regular cream cheese, softened (from 8-oz package)
6
tablespoons basil pesto
4
plum (Roma) tomatoes, sliced
3/4
cup 1/2-inch pieces yellow bell pepper
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
2
tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 Heat oven to 450ºF. On ungreased large cookie sheet, place pizza crusts.
  • 2 Spread cream cheese on pizza crusts to within 1/4 inch of edges. Gently spread pesto over cream cheese. Top with tomatoes, bell pepper and onions. Sprinkle with basil and both cheeses.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 12 minutes or until cheeses are melted.

Expert Tips

Keep prebaked pizza crusts or pita bread on hand for impromptu meals and snacks. You can top them a thousand ways to satisfy even the pickiest eaters.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Pizza
Calories
640
(
Calories from Fat
230),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
1010mg
1010%;
Total Carbohydrate
82g
82%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
40%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
5 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.