Swap a traditional tomato sauce base for pureed sweet potato, and you’ll get a boost of eye-helping vitamin A! This flatbread pizza is beyond delicious.
Disclosure: This blog post is sponsored by Flatout. All opinions are my own, as always!
Over my many pizza-loving years, I’ve enjoyed traditional pizzas with tomato sauce, as well as white pizzas and ones drizzled with pesto. But when I started thinking about how to add extra nutrition to my pizza, I realized I’d never had a pizza with sweet potato. So I set out to create a tasty and nutrient-rich version!
I used a base of Flatout Rustic White Artisan Thin Pizza Crust, which is just 120 calories and 4 Weight Watchers ® SmartPoints ® values—and filled with 5 grams (10 percent of the daily value) of filling protein. Did you know that several Flatout flatbreads and pizza crusts are now endorsed by Weight Watchers for between 2 and 4 SmartPoints values per flatbread?
I topped the flatbread with sweet potato puree (which I spiced up with ground chipotle), as well as shallots and cauliflower. You can use any cauliflower you desire, but I chose purple for a boost of color, as well as nutrition from the antioxidants that give the cauliflower its color. Then I topped the pizza with Fontina cheese and fresh thyme. The sweet potato adds a boost of eye-helping vitamin A, plus satiating fiber. And the cauliflower provides immunity-helping vitamin C.
I had this pizza for lunch with a side of roasted veggies—I roasted extra cauliflower to serve up! The combo was super delicious, and I’m thinking of whipping it up again soon for an easy gourmet meal that I can serve up for my boyfriend and I.
Preheat oven to 425° F. Treat a non-stick cookie sheet with cooking spray. Place cauliflower pieces on tray, and coat with spray oil. Roast 20 minutes, turning once. Remove, and place in a small bowl. Re-coat cookie sheet with cooking spray. Lower oven temperature to 375° F. Place pizza crust on sheet, and bake for 2 minutes. Meanwhile, combine sweet potato and chipotle in a small bowl. Remove pizza crust from oven, and spread with sweet potato mixture. Top with cheese, cauliflower, shallots, thyme, and black pepper. Bake an additional 4 minutes. Slice, and serve immediately. Serves 2.
Weight Watchers ® SmartPoints ® value per serving: 8
Nutritional information per serving: Cal: 220 Fat: 11 g Sat fat: 3.5 g Pro: 8 g Carbs: 25 g Sugar: 8 g Fiber: 2 g Chol: 20 mg Sod: 290 mg
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