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Mini microwave appetizer pizzas

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 45–50 seconds

Mini microwave appetizer pizzas

10 reduced-fat whole wheat crackers (such as
reduced-fat Triscuits)

3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon pizza sauce
2 1/2 slices (1/2 ounce per slice) Canadian bacon
10 thin mushroom slices (about 2 mushrooms)
10 pickled banana pepper rings
1/4 cup finely shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Place crackers close together on a microwave-safe dish. Spoon about 1 teaspoon of pizza sauce on top of each cracker. Cut Canadian bacon slices into quarters. (Cut the half-slice in two.) Layer 1 quarter-slice Canadian bacon, 1 banana pepper ring, and 1 mushroom slice on top of each cracker. Sprinkle each evenly with cheese. Microwave uncovered on high for 45–50 seconds, or until cheese melts. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 56
  Carbohydrate: 8 g
  Protein: 4 g
  Fat: 2 g
  Saturated fat: 1 g
  Sodium: 201 mg
  Fiber: 1 g
Exchanges per serving: 1/2 starch, 1/2 lean meat
Carbohydrate choices: 1/2




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