5 Veggie-Crust Pizzas Under 300 Calories

May 31 2018

“The Pizza Episode” of the Hungry Girl Podcast Is Here!

Whether you’re a podcast aficionado or have never listened to one before, you’ll LOVE Hungry Girl: Chew the Right Thing! Lisa serves up personal stories, calorie-saving ideas, exclusive food finds, and so much more. Best of all, you can listen WHENEVER you want. Here’s a taste of what you can expect in “The Pizza Episode”...
* Go-to ingredients that make anything taste like pizza
* Alternative pizza crusts... beyond the ones in this email!
* A game of “Chew or False?” with fun pizza facts
* Lisa’s personal pizza-ordering tips & tricks

Recipe time! If you’re like us, you LOVE pizza but could do without all the starchy carbs and sky-high calorie counts. These veggie-crust pizza recipes are some of our favorites... and each one has under 300 calories!

Squash-Crust Cheese Pizza

1/2 of recipe (1 pizza): 277 calories, 11.5g total fat (7g sat. fat), 755mg sodium, 22.5g carbs, 5.5g fiber, 14.5g sugars, 23.5g protein

Freestyle™ SmartPoints® value 5*
Cauliflower-crust pizza is all the rage (more on that below), but you haven’t LIVED until you’ve wrapped your face around a squash-crust pizza. The texture is perfection, and the method is even simpler than making cauliflower crust. (No food processor needed.) This one’s topped with fresh basil, but mix things up with your go-to toppings!

Zucchini Pizza Boats

Entire recipe (2 zucchini boats): 108 calories, 4g total fat (1.5g sat. fat), 467mg sodium, 8g carbs, 2g fiber, 4g sugars, 10g protein

Freestyle™ SmartPoints® value 1*
Only FOUR main ingredients in this 15-minute pizza fix. One of those ingredients is light string cheese: It’s the perfect way to get portion-controlled cheese shreds. And with such a low calorie count, feel free to make a double batch and eat it all... We won’t judge!

Spinach-Crust Pizza

Entire recipe: 267 calories, 9.5g total fat (5.5g sat. fat), 663mg sodium, 21g carbs, 4.5g fiber, 3.5g sugars, 24.5g protein
Freestyle™ SmartPoints® value 5*
No, we’re not suggesting you throw a bunch of pizza toppings on a pile of spinach leaves and call it a pizza. (We’re not monsters!) Toss that spinach in a food processor with some egg whites, light cheese, whole-wheat flour, and seasonings, and you’ll have a healthy high-fiber crust! Then add your toppings, and bake until crispy. Popeye would be proud of this recipe...

Pizza-Stuffed Mushrooms

Entire recipe (6 stuffed mushrooms): 87 calories, 3g total fat (2g sat. fat), 229mg sodium, 7g carbs, 1g fiber, 3.5g sugars, 9.5g protein
Freestyle™ SmartPoints® value 1*
Maybe it’s a stretch to refer to these Pizza-Stuffed Mushrooms as actual pizza, but they taste so good, we had to include them! Just three main ingredients and a few seasonings gives you cheesy, saucy, pizza-flavored perfection. And you can chow down on SIX of them for under 100 calories. Of course, if you’d prefer one LARGE pizza-fied mushroom, we’ve got recipes for that...

Cutie-Pie Cauliflower-Crust Pepperoni Pizzas

1/6th of recipe (1 mini pizza): 93 calories, 4g total fat (2g sat. fat), 312mg sodium, 6.5g carbs, 2.5g fiber, 2.5g sugars, 8.5g protein

Freestyle™ SmartPoints® value 2*
Last but not least, we present to you these insanely adorable cauliflower-crust pizzas. Cauliflower-crust batter can be a little tricky to work with, but with these minis, it’s super easy to form the crusts. If you don’t feel like chopping up a ton of cauliflower, just pick up a bag of fresh or frozen cauliflower rice... such a great timesaver!

Chew on this:

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