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Very Veggie Pizza

Posted by Lesa McPeak | September 6, 2019

Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 5 minutes | Servings: 8


  • 4 whole wheat English muffins, split open
  • Pizza Sauce
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 green pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pineapple tidbits in juice, drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained
  • Vegetable oil cooking spray

Live Well Tips

  • Kids love to make their own pizzas. Let them pick their own toppings and watch the fun begin. Bell peppers, olives, mushrooms, onions, and lean meat are all popular choices.
  • Store leftover pizza sauce in the fridge for up to a It can be added to pasta or used on top of baked fish.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Spread 2 tablespoons pizza sauce on each English muffin half.
  3. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons grated mozzarella cheese on each English muffin half.
  4. Divide pepper slices, pineapple, and beans evenly among pizzas.
  5. Place pizzas on cookie sheet and place in pre-heated oven. Bake for 5 minutes or until cheese starts to melt.

Pizza Sauce

A quick and easy one-dish meal. Total time: 5 minutes | Servings: 14

Nutrition Facts

Serving size ½ English muffin: Calories–180; Protein–10g; Carbohydrate–31g; Total Fat–4g; Saturated Fat–2g; Fiber–6g; Sodium–400mg; Vitamin C–35%; Vitamin A–8%; Iron–10%; Calcium–15%

Adapted from Washington State University Extension Food $ense, Junior Chef I Curriculum