This quick and easy whole-grain pizza uses canned black beans and store-bought salsa. The amount of sodium in purchased salsa varies widely, so read the nutrition label to find one that has about 100 mg of sodium per serving.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Grease a 14-inch round baking stone, 12-inch pizza pan, or large baking sheet; set aside. Roll Whole Grain Pizza Crust dough on a lightly floured surface into a 12-inch circle. Transfer to the prepared baking stone. Prick the dough all over with a fork. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until the crust is lightly browned.

  • Lightly brush 1 inch of the edge of the hot crust with oil. Spread salsa over crust to within 1 inch of the edge. Top with black beans, bell pepper, and, if desired, jalapeño pepper; sprinkle with cheese.

  • Bake for 6 to 8 minutes more or until the cheese is melted and the toppings are heated through.

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Nutrition Facts

318.6 calories; protein 15.6g 31% DV; carbohydrates 41g 13% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 7.7g 31% DV; sugars 2.9g; fat 9.6g 15% DV; saturated fat 4g 20% DV; cholesterol 15mg 5% DV; vitamin a iu 1640.6IU 33% DV; vitamin c 38mg 63% DV; folate 88.1mcg 22% DV; calcium 445.6mg 45% DV; iron 2.8mg 15% DV; magnesium 59mg 21% DV; potassium 290.5mg 8% DV; sodium 590.8mg 24% DV.