EatingWell's Pepperoni Pizza

August/September 2006, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008)

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Pepperoni pizza gets a healthful makeover with whole-wheat pizza dough and a flavorful tomato sauce that, thanks to the addition of pumpkin puree, provides extra beta carotene and fiber. We've topped the pie with low-fat turkey pepperoni, but if you like, use your favorite sliced vegetables instead.

"Over all great recipe but I did change a few things. I used whole wheat pitas because I could not find any whole wheat pizza dough (no time to make any either). I also used 1 can of tomato sauce and 1/2 can of pumpkin puree. I love having...
EatingWell's Pepperoni Pizza

17 Reviews for EatingWell's Pepperoni Pizza


The pumpkin puree wasn't that great. I recommend either using 1/4 or 1/2 cup pumpkin and more tomato sauce or use Marinara. It wasn't "bad", but it wasn't "great" either.

Anonymous, Bartlesville, OK


I was curious about the flavor of pumpkin in the sauce. If I make this again, I would increase the tomato to double and cut the pumkin in half. Or skip the pumpkin all together. It had a very odd flavor.

Anonymous, Worcester, MA


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