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Four-Cheese Spinach Pizza

I adapted this recipe from one given to me by my Aunt Rosemary. I especially like to make this pizza in summer when fresh spinach and basil are plentiful—they are key to the wonderful taste. —Barbara Robinson of Hamburg, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) fresh spinach
  • 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup fat-free cottage cheese
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 prebaked 12-inch thin pizza crust
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions

  • In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute spinach for 2-3 minutes or until wilted; remove from the skillet. Cool slightly; chop.
  • In a large bowl, combine 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese, cottage cheese and Parmesan cheese. Stir in the spinach, salt and pepper. Spread over crust to within 1/2 in. of edge.
  • In a large bowl, combine the tomato, onions, olives, basil, oil, vinegar and garlic; sprinkle over spinach mixture.
  • Top with the feta cheese and remaining mozzarella cheese. Bake at 400° for 12-14 minutes or until cheese softens and is lightly browned.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 270 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 823mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 17g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable.
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