Shrimp Scampi Pizza

(Gout-friendly)

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 13.8-ounce package refrigerated pizza dough or a precooked pizza crust
  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup fat-free ricotta cheese
  • 1 pound cooked and peeled shrimp, sliced lengthwise
  • 6 cloves roasted* garlic
  • 2 cups shredded part-skim, low-moisture mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon crushed dried basil

Directions

  • *If you don't have time to slow-roast garlic in a 325°F oven for an hour, microwave on high for about 30 seconds to soften cloves, then slice them.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly spray 10-1/2-by-15-1/2-inch baking pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle cornmeal evenly over pan.
  • Stretch refrigerated pizza dough across pan. Bake dough for 8 minutes. Skip this step if using a precooked pizza crust. 
  • Mix garlic into ricotta and spread over pizza base. Add a layer of shrimp. Cover pizza with mozzarella and sprinkle with basil.
  • Bake on the bottom rack of an oven heated to 400°F for about 12 minutes, until cheese is bubbling. Cut into 12 pieces and serve immediately.

Makes: 12 slices

Each piece contains about 175 calories, 14 g protein, 5 g fat, 69.5 mg cholesterol, 18 g carbohydrates, less than 1 g fiber, and 448 mg sodium.

This recipe is gout-friendly because it contains food moderate in purines. Meat, poultry, and fish intake should be limited to 1 to 2 servings per day.


Online Medical Reviewer: Poulson, Brittany, RD, CDE 
Online Medical Reviewer: Wilkins, Joanna, R.D., C.D. 
Date Last Reviewed: 8/1/2016 
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