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Shrimp Pizza

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

6 slices

Our home economists lightened Susan LeBrun’s savory pizza to make it a bit healthier. Topped with fresh shrimp and melted cheese, the delicious main dish from the Sulphur, Louisiana cook makes a timely supper with a special touch.
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 prebaked 12-inch pizza crust
  • 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  1. For white sauce, in a small nonstick saucepan, melt butter. Stir in the flour, mustard, cayenne and salt until smooth; gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; set aside.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook onion over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add shrimp; cook and stir 2-3 minutes longer. Drain.
  3. Place crust on a pizza pan or baking sheet; spread with white sauce. Top with shrimp mixture and cheese. Bake at 425° for 8-12 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 317 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 128mg cholesterol, 633mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 fat.

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