Chicken Thai Pizza

Chicken Thai Pizza

Makes 8 (1-slice) servings. Recipe is from “Holly Clegg’s trim&terrific Eating Well to Fight Arthritis: 200 easy recipes and practical tips to help reduce inflammation and ease symptoms.”

1 (12-inch) thin pizza crust

1/4 cup peanut sauce

11/2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast

1/2 cup red onion slices

1/2 cup shredded carrots

1/4 cup chopped green onion

1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

2 tbls. chopped fresh cilantro, optional

1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

2. Spread pizza crust with peanut sauce. Top with chicken, red onion, carrots, green onion and cheese.

3. Place on oven rack and bake 8-10 minutes or until pizza is lightly browned. Top with cilantro, if desired.

Nutritional information per serving: 221 calories, 31 percent calories from fat, 7 grams fat, 2 grams saturated fat, 30 milligrams cholesterol, 356 milligrams sodium, 21 grams carbohydrates, 1 gram dietary fiber, 2 grams total sugars, 16 grams protein. Dietary Exchanges: 11/2 starch, 2 lean meat.

Terrific tip: Buy preshredded carrots in bag. Purchase chopped green onions in produce department for extra ease. If peanut sauce is too spicy or if desired, substitute barbecue sauce. Can also top with red pepper slices for vitamin C.