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Kid's Funny Face Pizzas

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • 4 whole-grain English muffins, split
  • ½ c. pizza sauce
  • ¾ c. part-skim shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Assorted vegetables of choice


Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly toast English muffins in toaster or under broiler. Arrange on a baking sheet and spread each muffin with one-fourth of sauce, then top with cheese. Cut vegetables into shapes as suggested below. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes until cheese melts. Suggestions for faces: For eyes, use olives, mushrooms or carrot strips; for nose, use tomato halves, zucchini slices or mushrooms; for mouth, use bell pepper slices or carrot strips; for hair, use strips of carrot, or cauliflower or broccoli florets cut in small pieces.

Makes eight servings.

Per serving (with sauce and cheese): 105 calories, 3 grams (g) fat, 15 g carbohydrate.
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