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Flatbread Pizza With a Hidden Veggie Sauce: Healthy for Who, Exactly?

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Grilled Flatbread Pizza With Hidden Veggie Sauce is a great way to get something tasty on the table for supper but also get something healthy into the kids without them ever being the wiser. Almost all kids love pizza and the “hidden veggie” component for the sauce that tops this flatbread includes vitamin-rich carrots, celery, eggplant, garlic, onion, and herbs which they’ll never see if they don’t help you make supper!

The American Olive Oil Association has posted this recipe to their website, which also features a number of other great recipes for with olive oil can be used as a key ingredient. In this case, it’s used in both the preparation of the sauce as well as the grilling process for the pizza. And, for those who were unaware, Texas is well-known for its olive oil production, having several high-quality olive orchards and ranches throughout the state, producing some of the finest Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) to strict industry standards. The outcome of making a great recipe such as this with ingredients that are made fresh and bought locally in-state can only be a delicious one.

Grilled Flatbread Pizza With Hidden Veggie Sauce

Flatbread Pizza With a Hidden Veggie Sauce: Healthy for Who, Exactly?

INGREDIENTS:

Key ingredients for this recipe include:

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Garlic Cloves

Fresh Thyme

Fresh Basil

Canned, Crushed Tomatoes

Mozzarella

Parmesan Reggiano

INSTRUCTIONS:

The American Olive Oil Association has posted the full ingredient list, all measurements, preparation instructions, and serving suggestions on their website. The sourcing of local, fresh ingredients is an added bonus for this recipe, including the purchase of the EVOO, which is also made in Texas. In truth, not only is this pizza healthy for your children, but adults will get great benefit from it too, which can’t be a bad thing!