Originally published in the Today’s Parent September 2016 issue. Photo by Erik Putz.
Quick Margherita PizzaBy Chatelaine
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Naan bread takes the place of pizza dough, speeding up the baking time. It's perfect for busy weeknights.
- 2 tbsp olive oil , divided
- 2 tsp chopped garlic
- 2 cups canned whole Italian tomatoes , with juices
- 4 naan
- 2 cups shredded mozzarella
- 1/4 tsp basil leaf
- Preheat oven to 400F.
- Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pot over medium. Add garlic and sauté for 30 sec or until fragrant. With a clean pair of kitchen scissors, cut whole tomatoes inside the can, then add to pot with juices. Add a pinch of sugar and gently simmer on medium-low for 15 min or until thick. Season with salt.
- Brush remaining 1 tbsp oil onto baking sheet. Place naan on sheet. Top each with a dollop of sauce and sprinkle with shredded cheese. Bake 20 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with basil.
Nutrition (per serving)
- 15 g,
- 70 g,
- 28 g,
- 3 g,
- 1600 mg.