5-Minute Pizza Snack Hack Recipe

May 21 2020
Lisa here, with another crazy-easy recipe! I was recently puttering around my kitchen, in need of a speedy pizza fix... and I realized I could top a retro rice cake like pizza and pop it all in the microwave! Fast, super yummy, and under 100 calories…

Hungry Girl's Healthy 5-Minute Pizza Snack Hack Recipe

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Entire recipe: 87 calories, 2.5g total fat (1g sat fat), 253mg sodium, 9.5g carbs, <0.5g fiber, 1.5g sugars, 5.5g protein

Green Plan SmartPoints® value 2*
Blue Plan (Freestyle) SmartPoints® value 2*

Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 2*

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Total: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

1 tbsp. marinara sauce with 70 calories or less per 1/2-cup serving

1 tsp. light/low-fat ricotta cheese

1 rice cake (any savory flavor)

Half a stick of light string cheese, pulled into shreds or roughly chopped

Optional seasonings: dried basil, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, salt, black pepper

Directions:

In a small bowl, mix marinara with ricotta to form a creamy sauce. Spread over rice cake, and sprinkle with your choice of seasonings.

Top with string cheese pieces, and microwave for 30 seconds, or until melted.

MAKES 1 SERVING

HG Alternative: For a white pizza fix, skip the marinara and increase the ricotta to 1 tbsp. This version has 87 calories and a SmartPoints® value of 3* on all three plans.

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Happy National Strawberries & Cream Day, May 21st! All you need to celebrate is a bowl of berries and a little light whipped topping…

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