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Pizza Pinwheels

Pizza is also a great choice for dinner and can be made with whole grains. These Pizza Pinwheels take our homemade whole wheat pizza dough for a spin for a mess free and fun way to eat your favourite pizza!

Yield: 20 pinwheels

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • Whole wheat pizza dough
  • ½ cup of pizza sauce
  • 2 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 2 tbsp parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 cups of pizza topping (pepperoni, ham, olives, pineapple, peppers, etc.)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Spray countertop with non-stick cooking spray. Roll out pizza dough on countertop into a ¼ inch thick rectangle.
  3. Spread pizza sauce over dough, ensuring to spread all the way to the edges.
  4. Sprinkle 1 cup of mozzarella, parmesan, and toppings evenly across dough. Top with 1 cup of mozzarella.
  5. Roll dough into a tight log shape, begin with long side of rectangle. Ensure to pinch seams closed at ends.
  6. Cut log every inch to make pinwheel. Lay each pinwheel on a greased baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes or until side crusts are golden brown.
  8. Remove from oven and top with remining ½ cup of mozzarella. Return to oven for 1-2 minutes.
  9. Serve hot and enjoy!

#TrainWithGrainsTip: Make these up ahead of time for school or work lunches, and store in the refrigerator in an airtight container. 

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