Healthy Dinner Recipes

Shrimp Margherita Pizza

We've added shrimp to this classic, thin-crust pizza.

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Shrimp Margherita Pizza

Ready in 30 minutes • Makes 8 servings


  • 1 whole-wheat pizza crust dough
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 large tomatoes, diced, seeds removed
  • 1 tsp fresh oregano, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 10 basil leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh mozzarella, sliced or shredded
  • 16 large shrimp, peeled and de-veined
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste


  1. Bake crust according to package directions.
  2. Bring a medium pot of water to a boil. Insert a steamer basket. Add shrimp and steam until pink, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add oil to a pan and saute onion until fragrant and soft. Add garlic and tomatoes, and simmer about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in oregano, parsley and basil to blend, about 2 minutes. Sprinkle with freshly ground pepper and sea salt. Pour sauce over pizza crust. Top with mozzarella and steamed shrimp.
  5. Bake for 7 to 9 minutes at 400 F or until cheese has melted. Remove from oven. Let stand 5 minutes, then cut into 8 slices.

Nutrients per serving (1 slice): Calories: 200, Total Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Trans Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 88 mg, Sodium: 345 mg, Dietary Fiber: 1 g, Total Carbohydrates: 22 g, Sugars: 5 g, Protein: 16 g, Iron: 3 mg[