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Kid Friendly Pizza Roll-Ups


Cheesy, tomato-y, bready goodness... Need I say more? I don't, but I will!


So nutrient dense, made with whole wheat dough and lots of minced up veggies (NOT so that they are hidden from kids, but to reduce that texture issue they often have.)

  • Super fast to make

  • Inexpensive!

  • Easy for kids to participate

  • Very flexible recipe - make it your own!

  • Allergen friendly

  • Quick and easy clean up!


Bon Appetit!



Ingredients:

  • nonstick cooking spray

  • ~2-3 Tbsp cornmeal

  • 2 store bought, fresh, whole wheat pizza dough (I find ours in the deli section) (gluten free if needed)

  • 1 zucchini, shredded

  • 1 package (8oz) mushrooms, diced

  • 1 8oz can tomato (or pizza) sauce

  • 1 package shredded Italian cheese (dairy-free if needed)

  • garlic powder to taste

  • grated parmesan cheese to taste


Directions:

  • Pull pizza doughs out of fridge and let come to room temperature. Preheat oven to 400F degrees. Prep a muffin tin with non stick cooking spray.

  • Over medium high heat, lightly spray pan with cooking spray and cook diced mushrooms for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside, then do the same with the shredded zucchini. Set aside. (This gets some of the moisture out so your pizza doesn't get soggy.)

  • Lightly dust a flat, clean surface with ~ 1 Tbsp cornmeal and roll out pizza dough one at a time. You may need more if dough sticks to surface.

  • Take one of the rolled out doughs, spread tomato sauce then add toppings of choice (veggies, shredded cheese).

  • Don't cut yet! Instead, roll pizza up lengthwise into one large roll. Then cut about 2 inches wide and keeping the filling inside of the roll, place in the prepped muffin tin.

  • Top with grated parmesan and garlic powder to taste.

  • Repeat with second pizza dough.

  • Bake for ~15 minutes, until the tops of the roll ups are golden.

  • Let cool for 5-10 minutes before eating, they stay hot in the middle!

Cook's tip: Using to pizza doughs allows you to utilize all the pizza sauce and toppings (reducing food waste) and allowing for leftovers! Just freeze in an airtight container.


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