Pepperoni Polenta Pizza Recipe

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Jesus Modified: September 7, 2021
Pepperoni Polenta Pizza Recipe

How To Make Pepperoni Polenta Pizza

If you’re feeling a little experimental, try some of this pepperoni polenta pizza. A refreshing take on a popular dish yet filling and flavorful.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½cupdry polenta
  • cupswater
  • ½tspsalt
  • 2tspolive oil
  • ½cuponion,thinly sliced
  • ¼cupgreen bell pepper,diced
  • ½cupmarinara sauce
  • 10reduced fat pepperoni slices
  • cuptomato,diced
  • ¼tspdried oregano
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • ½cuppart-skim mozzarella cheese,shredded

Instructions

  1. Place the polenta, water, and salt in a saucepan, and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring constantly for 3 to 5 minutes, until thick.

  2. Pour into a pie plate or shallow baking dish. Cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate until chilled.

  3. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and bell pepper, and cook, stirring until onion is soft. Set aside.

  4. Spread the marinara sauce over the chilled polenta ‘crust’. Top with the onion and pepper mixture, pepperoni, tomato, and oregano. Season lightly with salt and pepper.

  5. Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Sprinkle cheese over the top, and continue to bake for an additional 2 to 3 minutes, until cheese is melted.

  6. Cut into 6 wedges, and serve hot.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 167.30kcal
  • Fat: 8.90g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.16g
  • Trans Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.33g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.68g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.81g
  • Fiber: 1.49g
  • Sugar: 2.58g
  • Protein: 7.01g
  • Cholesterol: 23.21mg
  • Sodium: 415.90mg
  • Calcium: 141.89mg
  • Potassium: 171.94mg
  • Iron: 0.56mg
  • Vitamin A: 56.14µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.58mg
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