Greens Pizza


What if pizza tasted good & wasn’t 600 calories a slice? This Greens Pizza does just that! By incorporating some healthy veggies and using pesto instead of marinara, this pizza is the perfect, healthy alternative!

Nutrition Information

  • Serving size: 1 slice
  • Per serving: 323 calories; 17 g fat(4 g sat); 3 g fiber; 33 g carbohydrates; 15 g protein; 41 mcg folate; 19 mg cholesterol; 2 g sugars; 1 g added sugars; 1,555 IU vitamin A; 27 mg vitamin C; 344 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 512 mg sodium; 242 mg potassium


  • 1 pound prepared pizza dough, preferably whole-wheat
  • 2 cups chopped broccoli florets
  • ¼ cup water
  • 5 ounces arugula, any tough stems removed, chopped (about 6 cups)
  • Pinch of salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • ½ cup prepared pesto
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  1. Position oven rack in the lowest position; preheat to 450°F. Coat large baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to the size of the baking sheet. Transfer to the baking sheet. Bake until lightly crisped on the bottom, 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. Cook broccoli and water in a large skillet over medium heat, covered, until the broccoli is tender, takes about 3 minutes. Stir in the arugula and cook, stirring, 1 to 2 minutes more. Season it with salt and pepper.
  4. Spread pesto evenly over the crust, top with the broccoli mixture and sprinkle with cheese. Bake until crispy and golden and the cheese is melted, 8 to 10 minutes.