Vegetable Rice Pizza
Makes 4 servings
1 1/2 c. cooked brown or white rice
1 egg, beaten
1/2 c. (2 oz.) shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 c. tomato sauce 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
1/4 tsp. EACH garlic powder, and ground black pepper
2 T. grated Parmesan cheese
1 c. (4 oz.) shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1/3 c. EACH sliced fresh mushrooms and zucchini
1/4 c. EACH sliced ripe olives and diced red bell pepper
1 T. snipped fresh parsley
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine rice, egg, and Cheddar cheese. Press into greased 12-inch pizza pan or 10-inch pie pan. Bake five minutes. Combine tomato sauce, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, and black pepper; spread over rice crust. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Layer one-half c. mozzarella cheese and parsley. Bake at 400 degrees eight to 10 minutes.
From the November 1990 issue.