Zucchini-pepperoni pizza bites

4
4
4
Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
15 min
Prep
8 min
Cook
7 min
Serves
1
Difficulty
Easy
Did someone say pizza? These little cheesy bites with turkey pepperoni and marinara are so good, you (almost) won't miss the dough! Made with zucchini as a ZeroPoint base, this recipe is perfect as an appetizer, afternoon snack, or whenever you're in the mood for something cheesy and warm. Whip them up in 15 minutes or less and get your pizza fix for just a few SmartPoints.

Ingredients

uncooked zucchini

1 small, cut diagonally in twelve 1/4-inch-thick slices

cooking spray

2 spray(s)

garlic salt

tsp

marinara sauce

¼ cup(s)

shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

¼ cup(s)

small, thinly sliced turkey pepperoni

10 piece(s), roughly chopped

crushed red pepper flakes

1 pinch, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat broiler; place a wire rack on a baking sheet (line with aluminum foil if desired).
  2. Coat both sides of zucchini with cooking spray; place on rack and season with garlic salt. Broil zucchini until fork tender, 5 minutes.
  3. Top each zucchini round with 1 tsp sauce and 1 tsp cheese; sprinkle evenly with pepperoni. Return to broiler until bubbly, 1-2 minutes; garnish with red pepper flakes.
  4. Makes 1 serving.

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