You might wonder what it is about pizza that makes every child’s heart melts and that of adults as well. Indeed, the gooey goodness of the melted cheese makes even the sundry vegetables worth having for the children. While we might frown upon pizza, which adds in the extra calories for us, it is definitely a great way to make your children eat vegetables and other nutritious ingredients by layering the same with cheese that bubbles all over. That will definitely make it a dish worth trying at home, especially when you have hungry kids at home who simply turn away when you offer boiled vegetables on the idea of their dinner dishes.

This is An Innovative Pizza Recipe that is a must try at home.

Pizza dinners for kids

Pizza combinations can be great for kids as it offers them a variety of nutrition if you get it right. With different kinds of vegetables and meat or protein sources balanced with the healthy fat of cheese and other dairy products, you would be giving them their favorite dish the healthy way. However, making the pizza dough from scratch might be a time consuming affair. If you wish to seek easier alternatives that would be possible as well, while many are using pita bread to make pizza bases with them, there is another easy way to create a pizza like dinner, by using the breadsticks that are lined up in your pantry for soup dinners that never seem to materialize.


Ingredients to use

  • 1 can of breadsticks or 12 breadsticks
  • 1 bag of Italian style meatballs
  • 1 can of pizza sauce
  • ½ cup of chopped pepperoni
  • ½ cup each of bell peppers, onions, carrots and beans, chopped
  • 2 tbsp of Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups of shredded pizza cheese

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4How to make?

You can start off by heating the oven to a high temperature, 375 degree Fahrenheit. Use cooking spray to grease a baking dish. Unroll the bread sticks or cut them up into smaller pieces. Arrange them randomly onto the bottom of the dish. If you would rather prepare the ingredients like meatballs and pizza sauce at home, go right ahead. You would need to get additional ingredients like minced meat that needs to be seasoned and floured before frying them lightly. Prepare the pizza sauce by sautéing garlic in olive oil, adding blanched tomatoes and seasoning the same before you smash the mixture manually or by using a blender. Add in the meatballs along with the vegetables chopped. The vegetables could be sautéed in olive oil and added to the mixture along with the pizza sauce. Top the same with cheese and pop in the oven. Allow to cook on high heat for about eight minutes till you find the cheese has bubbled over. Allow the same to stand for five minutes or so before you serve it.