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English muffin baby pizza (with vegetables)

English muffin pizza is a super fun and delicious way to encourage even the pickiest eater to eat their vegetables! And if you're looking for a safe and healthy baby pizza recipe, step right up!
Course breakfast, lunch, dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 114kcal

Ingredients

  • Olive oil
  • 6 English muffin halves
  • ¾ cup pizza sauce (store-bought or homemade)
  • Vegetables of choice
  • Mozzarella cheese, shredded

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Use fork to split the muffins into halves. Place onto a lined baking sheet cut side up.
  • Brush olive oil on each muffin. Toast in oven for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from oven. Spread 1-2 tablespoons of tomato sauce onto each half.
  • Top with vegetables (I used finely chopped raw zucchini and red bell pepper and cooked broccoli and sweet potatoes).
  • Add as much cheese as you wish. For baby you can skip altogether or add a little.
  • Return to oven and bake for 10-15 minutes until cheese is melted

Notes

Vegetables: You can use whatever you have on hand! That's the beauty of this recipe. If there's one that your child is learning to like, try adding it to these pizza muffins!
Pizza Sauce: give this homemade version a try!
To freeze: Cool completely and spread them out onto a baking tray. Flash freeze. Once frozen solid, transfer to a freezer-safe bag or container. Will keep for up to 3 months.
 Reheat in the toaster oven or microwave for 1 minute.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 114kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 82mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 1mg