Deep Dish Pizza Cups

Recipe posted in: Healthy Sides & Snacks

The best part about these Deep Dish Pizza cups (aside from the fact that they are delicious) is that they are really easy to make. Oh and they also won’t hurt your weight loss progress!

Each bite-sized “deep dish” style pizza cup gives you smooth tomato sauce, melted mozzarella cheese and toppings of your choice, like vegetables or mini pepperoni, inside a crispy whole wheat tortilla shell.

One serving clocks in at just 148 calories and just four grams of fat, with nearly seven grams of protein and three grams of fiber. So don’t worry, you can enjoy these mini pizzas guilt-free.

When you enjoy them, count two deep dish pizza cups as one SmartCarb and one Extra on your NuMi App log. Tracking what you eat is essential to your weight loss progress. Research found that people who consistently recorded what they ate lost twice as much weight as people who didn’t keep track. Click here to read why downloading the NuMi App will help you lose weight. >

Now that we’re on the topic of pizza, did you know that Nutrisystem offers amazing pizza options that are designed for weight loss? You can eat anything from pizza melts to thick crust pizza without sacrificing flavor. The best part is they will fill you up and keep you satisfied long after you take the last bite. Click here to check out all of Nutrisystem’s amazing pizza options! >

Like this Deep Dish Pizza Cups recipe? Check out the link below to discover the Low Carb Cauliflower Crust Pizza recipe that is so delicious it tastes like cheating! Even though it tastes like you’re cheating your diet, in reality you’re actually getting three whole servings of healthy veggies in each serving! In other words, it’s the perfect pizza option to compliment your weight loss progress.

Low Carb Cauliflower Crust Pizza

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Servings: 4 (2 cups)

Calories per Serving: 148

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb, 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • 8 six-inch whole wheat tortillas
  • ½ cup tomato sauce, low sodium
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese
  • Toppings of choice (vegetables, mini pepperoni, basil, etc.)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Using a cup or a cut edge can, cut one round from each tortilla. Press each round into a greased muffin tin.
  3. Place a Tbsp. of pizza sauce into the center of each tortilla round.
  4. Sprinkle cheese on top of the sauce.
  5. Top each pizza with toppings.
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until cheese has melted.