Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Gina's Zucchini Pizza Bites

I know I wrote about Gina's Skinny Recipes a couple of weeks ago, but I just made her Zucchini Pizza Bites and oh my goodness....

My husband and I are having friends over for dinner tomorrow night, and I've planned a meal that won't ruin my WW week.  I'm cooking options for regular eaters as well as those of us who are dieting.  We're grilling, so the main course will be burgers and hot dogs.  However, in addition to hamburgers, there will be turkey burgers.  :-)  I'm making a yummy (light but doesn't taste light) potato salad and I'm trying Gina's baked onion rings.  I also wanted to try these zucchini pizza bites as appetizers.  I'm not a huge fan of zucchini unless it's in my great grandma's oh-so-tasty bread, so I thought I should try them before feeding them to everyone.  Well... I just made them, and they're fabulous.

I love them.  They taste good and are a great snack but more importantly, they're SO EASY.  I can totally see how it would be fun to make these with kids.  Plus, it would be a great, healthy snack for picky kiddos because of the pizza disguise.  :-)

If you have any zucchini sitting around, this is a great recipe.  I did everything she advised except for the pizza sauce.  I looked at the price of pre-made pizza sauce in comparison to the price of a tiny can of tomato sauce and decided to go with the tomato sauce.  I just added some salt, pepper, garlic powder, and oregano.  It tastes just fine.


3 comments:

  1. Oh boy, pizza is my favorite. I could eat it every day. I've never had zucchini though, and I'm a little apprehensive to try it. I'm not a big fan of veggies... go figure! What did you think of them?

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  2. I am going to have to try this! I am just like you, never had zucchini besides in yummmmmmmy bread. Now if I can get the hubs to eat it...

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  3. They're delicious. I've made them at least 10 times since I wrote this post, and everyone likes them. The zucchini flavor is muted by the pizza taste. They're great. My husband loves them. My 9 year old sister-in-law even loved them.

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