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Cajun Pizza (5 Points)

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“This sounds so good. I hope to try it soon. From Weight Watchers New 365 Day Menu Cookbook.”
READY IN:
48mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 475°F.
  2. To prepare dough, in medium bowl, combine 2 cups of the flour, the cornmeal and salt; gradually stir in 3/4 cup water, stirring until mixture holds together.
  3. Sprinkle work surface with remaining 1/4 cup flour; transfer dough to prepared surface.
  4. Knead dough 2 minutes; set aside, covered, 10 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, in medium nonstick skillet, heat oil; add onions, bell pepper, celery and garlic.
  6. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, 5 minutes, until vegetables are softened.
  7. Add tomato sauce, bay leaf, oregano, thyme, ground red pepper and 1/4 cup water; bring mixture to a boil.
  8. Reduce heat to low; simmer, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes, until mixture is thickened.
  9. Roll dough into a 12-inch circle; transfer to 12-inch pizza pan, pressing to form a stand-up rim.
  10. Bake 12 minutes.
  11. Remove crust from oven; leave oven on.
  12. Remove and discard bay leaf from tomato sauce mixture.
  13. Spread tomato sauce mixture over baked crust to within 1/2-inch of rim; top evenly with shrimp and cheese.
  14. Bake 5 minutes, until shrimp turn pink and cheese is melted.
  15. Cut into 8 equal wedges.
  16. SERVING (ONE-EIGHTH OF PIZZA) PROVIDES: 1/4 Fat, 3/4 Vegetable, 1 1/2 Proteins, 1 3/4 Breads.
  17. PER SERVING: 260 Calories, 5 g Total Fat, 2 g Saturated Fat, 96 mg Cholesterol, 386 mg Sodium, 35 g Total Carbohydrate, 2 g Dietary Fiber, 18 g Protein, 103 mg Calcium; 5 points.

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