Mini Pizzas

2013 Kids Recipe Challenge Winning Recipe: 2nd Place!  

Kylah, from Thornhill, says this is the best recipe she has ever made! You can switch up the veggies and the cheese to make it your own (but Kylah recommends trying her choices below).

Pizza is always a lunch time favourite and creating your own flavours is a big treat in many households. This sweet and tangy vegetarian version is colourful but can be changed up to the taste of each child. 

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4 sandwiches


  1. Pizzas are a great way to use up leftover vegetables and fruit you have in the kitchen.
  2. Use any leftover pineapple from this recipe as a snack later on.
  3. Put leftovers away within 2 hours or sooner if they are in a warm location.  Reheat leftovers to an internal temperature of 74ºC (165ºF).  Discard uneaten leftovers after they have been reheated.


Whole wheat or multigrain buns       

4 thin rounds 

Tomato or pasta sauce 

1/2 cup (125 mL)

Green pepper

1 small

Pineapple tidbits, fresh or canned

1/3 cup (75 mL)

Part skim mozzarella cheese, shredded 

1/2 cup (125 mL) 


  1. Wash hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds.  Clean all countertops and equipment used for food preparation.
  2. Gently rinse pepper under cool running water then chop and set aside.
  3. Lay buns out on baking sheet. Divide sauce among bun bases.
  4. Sprinkle pepper, pineapple and cheese on top of the sauce. 
  5. Bake in preheated 400°F (200°C) oven for about 10 minutes or until bread is crisp and golden and cheese is melted.

Nutrition Information per serving: 

Calories: 130 kcal

Protein: 7 g

Fat: 3 g

Carbohydrate: 20 g

Fibre: 3 g

Sodium: 419 mg

Calcium: 215 mg

Iron: 1 mg

Last Update – June 25, 2024

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