Swap and save on pizza night

By Christina Ross – Accredited Practising Dietitian

Did you know that a large Crust Supreme Pizza has a whopping 1600 calories? Instead of ordering in this Friday night, why not try homemade Pizza’s instead? This way, you can whip up a delicious meal in the time it’d take you to wait for your home delivery, all while saving yourself 65% of the calories!  

Check out our Homemade Supreme Pizza recipe below to create the perfect Friday night “fakeaway”.  

Homemade Supreme Pizza 

Serves 4 

Ingredients for Pizza: 

  • 2 slices of Lebanese bread 
  • 4 Tbsp of tomato paste/pizza sauce 
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese 
  • 1/2 red capsicum, finely sliced 
  • 4 mushrooms, sliced 
  • 200g shaved ham off the bone 
  • 1 cup baby spinach 

Ingredients for side salad: 

  • 4 cups lettuce 
  • ½ punnet (125g) cherry tomatoes 
  • 1 small Lebanese cucumber, sliced 
  • 1 Tb olive oil 
  • 2 Tb vinegar 

Methods:

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 230 degrees Celsius.  
  2. Place the Lebanese bread on a large plate while you assemble the pizza. Spread with sauce, sprinkle with grated cheese and add the remaining ingredients. Sprinkle with a little cheese to finish. 
  3. Place on a wire-rack in the oven so the base cooks properly. Bake for 8-10mins or until the outside is crispy and the cheese browns slightly. 
  4. Whilst the Pizza is in the oven, combine salad ingredients in a salad bowl and toss well. Once Pizza is cooked, serve immediately with side salad and enjoy! 

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