Caprese Pizza in a Mug + More Healthy Recipes for Microwave Meals in Mugs

May 12 2022
We love making easy & delicious meals in mugs in the microwave… How about you? This new recipe is fresh, satisfying, and totally pizza-licious! (The crust tastes a little biscuit-like, and we're crazy about it.)

Hungry Girl's Healthy Caprese Pizza in a Mug Recipe

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Entire recipe: 203 calories, 7g total fat (4g sat. fat), 583mg sodium, 20g carbs, 4g fiber, 4.5g sugars, 16.5g protein

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Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes or less


2 tbsp. shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

2 tbsp. light/low-fat ricotta cheese

1 tsp. dried minced onion

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

1/2 cup frozen riced cauliflower, thawed and drained

2 tbsp. whole-wheat flour

1 1/2 tbsp. (about 1 large) egg white or fat-free liquid egg substitute

1 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese

1/2 tsp. baking powder

1 dash Italian seasoning

2 tbsp. chopped tomato

1 tbsp. chopped fresh basil


In a small bowl, combine mozzarella, ricotta, onion, and garlic powder. Mix thoroughly.

Spray a wide microwave-safe mug or bowl with nonstick spray. Add cauliflower, flour, egg white/substitute, Parm, baking powder, and Italian seasoning. Mix thoroughly, and press to form the crust.

Microwave for 1 1/2 minutes, or until set.

Top with cheese mixture and tomato. Microwave for 1 minute, or until hot.

Top with basil.


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