Easy, Healthy Vegetarian Flatbread

by Anjali @ The Picky Eater on January 24, 2011

A few nights ago, I was totally craving pizza. But I was pretty full from a very late lunch, and didn’t want to make a whole pizza to eat for a snack/dinner. After rummaging around in my kitchen a bit, I realized that I had Trader Joe’s sprouted wheat tortillas in the Freezer. These tortillas are super nutritious (170 calories for a HUGE burrito size tortilla, with ~5g fiber and ~5g protein) and when baked, end up being really nice and crispy. So, I decided to throw together a flatbread with some veggies & cheese I had in my fridge. This recipe is SUPER easy to make, has only about 300-350 calories (depending on how much cheese you use) for an ENORMOUS flatbread pizza! It definitely satisfied my craving!


  • 1 Trader Joe’s or Ezekiel Sprouted Wheat Tortilla – Burrito Size
  • 1 roma tomato, diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup – 1/3 cup yellow, orange or red bell pepper, diced
  • Pizza sauce: I get the one from Trader Joe’s because it has very little added sugar. That’s the key here when buying pizza sauce – make sure it has very little (<8g) sugar!
  • 1/4 cup Shredded Parmesan cheese – or any other favorite cheese you have!


  1. Bake the tortilla in the oven or toaster oven until slightly crispy (not 100%complete)
  2. Take the tortilla out of the oven, and top with sauce, veggies & cheese
  3. Put the tortilla back in the oven and bake until the tortilla is crispy and the cheese is melted. Eat!!

This is a great dish that takes only 15 min (max) to make! As you can see, you get a HUGE portion for a really balanced meal πŸ™‚



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{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

torviewtoronto January 24, 2011 at 7:11 pm

delicious bread looks yummy


Belinda @zomppa January 24, 2011 at 8:38 pm

Loaded with healthy (and flavorful) goodness!


The Duo Dishes-Chrystal January 24, 2011 at 11:45 pm

Definitely plan to try more flatbread pizzas. TJ’s has some great products that can stretch into big meals.


suchitra January 25, 2011 at 1:25 am

I could totally gobble that one up! looks sumptuous πŸ™‚


Squeaky Gourmet January 25, 2011 at 7:44 am

genius! I have a case of gluten free tortillas in my freezer and can’t think of much to do with them. We will be trying this!
Thanks for the inspiration!


mywanderingspoon January 25, 2011 at 10:55 am

Cool, like it, nice idea:)


Kiek Stevenson @ Savor and Nourish January 30, 2011 at 8:08 am

Looks delish. It’s awesome that it’s only 350 calories. Those flatbreads are big!


Weight Watchers Recipes February 1, 2011 at 3:46 am

Looks great! This not only looks great but at only 350 calories this is a weight watchers approved recipe once the nutritional info is figured out. Great job!


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