Slimmer Greek Salad Pizza
From Slimmer: The New Mediterranean Way to Lose Weight by Harry Papas
Slimmer Greek Salad Pizza Recipe
2 cups Mediterranean greens such as escarole, romaine, and radicchio
¼ cup cherry or grape tomatoes
¼ cup sliced cucumber
¼ cup sliced green bell pepper
2 Tablespoons shaved red onion
2 or 3 Kalamata olives
1 oz crumbled feta cheese
For the dressing:
2 teaspoons olive oil
A drizzle of balsamic vinegar
A pinch of dried oregano
Salt and pepper to taste
1. Toss together the greens, tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, and onion, and place in a serving bowl. Top with the olives and cheese.
1 individual pre-baked pizza crust
1 Tablespoon marinara sauce (for homemade, see p. 114)
½ recipe Slimmer Greek Salad, olives and feta set aside
1. Preheat the oven according to pizza crust directions. Place the crust on a baking sheet and spread the sauce over. Chop the olives and sprinkle them with the crumbled feta over the sauce.
2. Bake according to package instructions until the cheese melts and the pizza is well heated and crisp on the edges, about 12 minutes. Remove from the oven and transfer to a serving dish.
3. Toss the salad with the dressing in a medium bowl and pile on top of the cooked pizza. Serve immediately.
Makes 1 serving
The above is an excerpt from the book Slimmer: The New Mediterranean Way to Lose Weight by Harry Papas. The above excerpt is a digitally scanned reproduction of text from print. Although this excerpt has been proofread, occasional errors may appear due to the scanning process. Please refer to the finished book for accuracy.
Copyright © 2012 Harry Papas, author of Slimmer: The New Mediterranean Way to Lose Weight
Harry Papas, author of Slimmer: The New Mediterranean Way to Lose Weight, is a leading certified dietician and bestselling author in Greece, specializing in overweight and obesity issues. The founder of one of Greece’s top diet and weight-loss centers located in Athens, Papas created the Slimmer nutrition system to lose weight permanently, maintain a healthy lifestyle, and help others do the same.
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