Quick Kids’ Pizza

Quick Kids' Pizza
Mark Boughton Photography / styling: Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins

Refrigerated pizza dough and a microwave sauce make home-made pizza quick work.


1/2cup onion chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1tablespoon olive oil
1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
1teaspoon dried oregano
1/4teaspoon salt
1/4teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
1 (13-ounce) can refrigerated pizza dough
1/2cup shredded mozzarella
2ounces pepperoni


  1.  Preheat oven to 400F.
  2.  Combine onion, garlic and oil in a 4-cup glass measuring cup. Microwave at HIGH 30 to 40 seconds. Add tomato sauce and oregano; microwave 2 1/2 minutes. Stir in salt and pepper. Remember to use hot mitts when removing cup from microwave.
  3.  Divide dough into 4 pieces. Flatten each to a 6-inch circle and place on a large baking sheet. Spread sauce on dough; sprinkle with mozzarella and top with pepperoni. Bake 10 minutes or until bubbling. Serves 4.

Recipe by Linda Franzo.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Calories 630
  • Fat 29g
  • Saturated Fat 11g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 3.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 9g
  • Cholesterol 55mg
  • Sodium 2040mg
  • Potassium 640mg
  • Carbohydrate 64g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Sugars 12g
  • Protein 31g
  • Trans Fat .5
  • Vitamin A 15%
  • Vitamin C 15%
  • Calcium 45%
  • Iron 15%