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Make food your friend, not your enemy with this great recipe from the Heart Foundation of Australia.

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ASPARAGUS, MUSHROOM, TOMATO AND MOZZARELLA PIZZA

serves 4

prep time: 10 mins cooking time: 15 mins

2 large wholemeal pita breads 1 bunch asparagus, woody ends snapped off 1 tbsp prepared pesto 4 field mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 punnet cherry tomatoes small handful thyme sprigs 60g reduced-fat mozzarella, chopped Green salad to serve

1. Preheat oven to 220°C (200°C fan forced). Place the pizza base on a baking sheet.

2. Cut asparagus spears in half lengthwise and plunge them in a pot of boiling water. Cook 2-3 minutes. Drain, run under cold water and pat dry with paper towels.

3. Spread pesto over pita breads, leaving a 1cm edge. Arrange asparagus, mushrooms, tomatoes and thyme on top and scatter with mozzarella.

4. Bake 15 minutes, or until pita are browned and crisp. Serve immediately with a green salad.

   

Nutritional Information

Nutrient

Per Serve

Energy (kJ)

1002

Protein (g)

13.1

Total Fat (g)

6.1

Saturated Fat (g)

2.3

Poly-unsaturated Fat (g)

0.7

Monounsaturated Fat (g)

2.2

Carbohydrate (g)

29.0

Dietary Fibre (g)

7.5

Sodium (mg)

402

Potassium (mg)

737

More information from the Heart Foundation on healthy eating can be found on their website.

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