Celebrate Friendsgiving with Healthy Cranberry Gyro Pizzas
HG's Top Tips for a Healthy Friendsgiving
Veg out. Don't forget about salads and veggie sides. All that fiber will fill you up, so you'll eat less of the calorie-dense dishes. For an easy side with holiday flair, toss chopped kale with some sweetened dried cranberries, and marinate overnight in light raspberry vinaigrette. Mmmmm...
Take a trot. Start or end your Friendsgiving day with a group stroll! You'll burn some extra calories and have fun doing it.
Flat is where it's at. A Friendsgiving feast doesn't have to be traditional, so why not serve crowd-friendly pizza?! But skip the deep dish and other heavy crusts. Instead, use Flatout Flatbread as your base! Need some recipe inspiration? Keep reading...
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1/2 of recipe (1 mini pizza): 129 calories, 4.5g total fat (1.5g sat fat), 482mg sodium, 11g carbs, 3.5g fiber, 3g sugars, 13g protein
SmartPoints® value 4*
A Flatout Foldit is the perfect pizza crust! And lamb, sweet cranberries, and flavorful feta are fantastic toppers. This recipe serves two, so you can easily multiply it to serve a crowd of any size...
Cook: 15 minutes
1 1/2 tbsp. fat-free plain Greek yogurt
1 tbsp. fat-free milk
1 tsp. finely chopped fresh mint leaves
1/8 tsp. lemon juice
Dash garlic powder
Dash each salt and black pepper
One 2-oz. raw boneless lamb loin chop cutlet, trimmed of excess fat
Dash each salt and black pepper
2 tbsp. finely chopped spinach leaves
2 tbsp. crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
1 tbsp. shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
2 tsp. sweetened dried cranberries, chopped
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray.
In a small bowl, mix sauce ingredients until uniform.
Pound lamb to 1/2-inch thickness. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium heat. Cook lamb for about 2 minutes per side, until evenly seared.
Thinly slice lamb. Cut flatbread in half to make two round crusts. Top crusts with spinach, feta, mozzarella, lamb, and chopped cranberries.
Bake until mozzarella has melted, crusts have lightly browned, and lamb is cooked through, 8 - 10 minutes.
Drizzle with sauce.
MAKES 2 SERVINGS
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