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whole wheat thin crust vegetable pizza
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The Best Whole Wheat Thin Pizza Crust

Healthier homemade thin crust pizza and sauce, topped with vegetables.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Whole Wheat
Servings: 5
Calories: 508kcal
Author: Janna/Fit As A Fiddle Life

Ingredients

Dough

  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup water warm, plus 1-2 tablespoons if needed

Sauce

  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp italian spice mix
  • 1/4 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper

Toppings

  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese shredded or shaved
  • 1 cup baby spinach fresh
  • 1/2 bell pepper thinnly sliced
  • 2 roma tomatoes thinly sliced
  • 1 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 1/4 cup onion finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup black olives sliced

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 450°F.

Dough

  • Combine flour, baking powder, parmesan cheese, and salt in mixing bowl.
  • Combine warm water, brown sugar, and olive oil.
  • Mix with a paddle until dough forms.
  • Remove dough and knead several times until pliable. Will be soft and spongy.
  • Add a drizzle of olive oil to zip lock bag, Add dough and let rest for 15-30 minutes.
  • Place dough on a rectabngle of parchment paper that will fit in baking sheet. Roll dough into a large rectagle roughly 1/8 - 1/4 inch think.
  • Transfer parchment paper to a baking sheet.
  • Prick dough with a fork.
  • Prebake at 450°F for 5 minutes.

Sauce and Toppings

  • Add sauce ingredients to a small bowl and combine. Set aside.
  • Slice and chop vegetables.

Assembling Pizza (after the crust has prebaked for 5 minutes)

  • Add sauce in a thin layer to crust.
  • Sprinkle mozzerela and Parmesan cheese over sauce.
  • Layer toppings over cheese.
  • Bake at 450°F for 9-10 minutes until cheese is melted and starts to brown.

Nutrition

Calories: 508kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 1532mg | Potassium: 498mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1813IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 689mg | Iron: 3mg