Easy Pepperoni Pizza Pinwheels Recipe

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Easy Pepperoni Pizza Pinwheels Recipe

Need a quick and easy snack idea that’s also healthy and delicious? It may seem like an impossible ask, but we’re here to help with these Easy Pepperoni Pizza Pinwheels. Not only are they super simple to make, they taste like a slice of pizza while also fitting into your weight loss plan. What could be better?

When we say that these pizza pinwheels are easy to make, we mean it! Just grab two whole wheat tortillas and top them with low-sodium pizza or marinara sauce, Italian seasoning, turkey pepperoni and part skim shredded mozzarella cheese. Roll them up and place them on a baking sheet with the seam side facing down. Bake at 400 degrees for eight minutes or until the cheese has melted. Let the pepperoni pizza roll ups cool slightly, then slice them up into bite-sized pieces.

That’s it! We told you it was easy. If you want to switch things up a bit, you can add more spices like garlic powder. You can also add in your other favorite pizza toppings, such as olives, grated parmesan cheese or jarred jalapenos. Need an easy way to get in more veggies? This recipe is the perfect place to include them! We think that sliced tomatoes, onions or bell peppers would pair perfectly with the flavors of pepperoni pizza.

If you’re on the Nutrisystem plan, you can log these Easy Pepperoni Pizza Pinwheels as one SmartCarb, one PowerFuel and one Extra in your NuMi app journal. The recipe makes two servings, with one serving clocking in at 231 calories.

We love pinwheel recipes! They’re easy to make, extremely versatile and super tasty. Check out the other healthy pinwheel ideas below:

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Servings: 2

Calories per Serving: 231

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb, 1 PowerFuel and 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • 2 whole wheat tortillas
  • ¼ cup marinara or pizza sauce, low sodium
  • ½ oz. (~7 slices) turkey pepperoni, chopped
  • ¼ tsp. Italian seasoning
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese, part skim

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Spread 2 tablespoons of sauce onto each tortilla. Top with Italian seasoning, pepperoni and cheese.
  3. Roll up the tortillas and place on a baking sheet, seam side down.
  4. Bake for 8 minutes, or until cheese has melted.
  5. Let cool slightly. Slice into bite-sized pieces.
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