Healthy Recipe: Basil goat cheese pizza

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  • By Kayla Scherf
  • Health and Wellness Center
The Health and Wellness Center dietician provides a series of seasonal recipes for each month. May's recipes are based on basil.


1 whole-wheat pizza crust (12-inch crust)
1 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoons ground black pepper
1 sprig fresh basil, chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary
3/4 cup Italian tomato sauce
4 ounces crumbled goat cheese
2 sprigs fresh basil, chopped

How to make it

1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
2. Brush the entire crust generously with olive oil, and sprinkle with pepper, 1 sprig of chopped basil, and rosemary. Bake in preheated oven until golden.
3. Spread crust with tomato sauce. Sprinkle with 2 sprigs of chopped basil and goat cheese. Bake in oven until the crust is brown and the pizza is heated through, about 8 minutes.

Total preparation time: 40 minutes
Makes 4 servings