Recipe of the Month: Black Bean Pizza

30 Jul, 2018 | Dr. Malik | No Comments

Recipe of the Month: Black Bean Pizza

  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 12 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 73


  • 1 15 – ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup thawed frozen corn kernels
  • 4 plum tomatoes, chopped into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 avocado, diced into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 16 ounces pizza dough, regular or whole-wheat
  • 1 cup finely shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. and place an empty baking sheet on the middle rack.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the black beans, corn, tomatoes, scallions, cumin, chili powder, avocado, salt and black pepper; set aside.
  3. Working on a lightly floured surface, roll the pizza dough into a 13-inch circle. Transfer to warmed baking sheet and crimp the edges slightly to form a lip at the edge of the crust. Top with black bean mixture, sprinkle with the cheese and bake 20 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Cut into 8 slices and serve.

Nutrition Information

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 499 cal., 16 g total fat (5 g sat. fat), 73 g carb. (12 g fiber), 24 g pro.

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