Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD
Serving Size: 6 Preparation Time: 0:30
1 can Pillsbury All Ready Pizza Crust
¾ cup black beans — canned and rinsed
1 medium onion — diced
¼ cup black olives — sliced 1/4″ thick
¼ cup red bell pepper — diced
⅓ cup basil, fresh — chopped
½ teaspoon cumin
½ teaspoon chili powder
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup pizza sauce
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup mozzarella cheese
2 cups iceberg lettuce — shredded
Preheat oven to 425°F.
In a small mixing bowl, combine the rinsed black beans, onion, black olives, red pepper, basil, cumin, chili powder and salt. Mix well and set aside.
Lightly grease a 12 inch pizza pan. Unroll dough and place in greased pan. Starting from the center spread the dough to the edges by pressing out with hands. Par bake crust in oven for 5 to 8 minutes.
Next, place the pizza sauce in the middle and spread to the edges, leaving 1/2 inch of crust exposed. Spoon bean mixture evenly onto the pizza. Top with the two cheese and bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until edges of the crust are golden brown.
Slice pizza into six slices. Top with shredded cheese and serve.