Pizza Boats

  • 5MINS
  • 13MINS
  • 67KCAL

These Pizza Boats are a fab slimming friendly alternative to pizza, great way to use up odds and ends in the fridge whilst being low in Points and calories.

NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories67
  • Carbs2g
  • Protein1g
  • Fat1g
  • Saturates0.1g
  • Sugars0.4g

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff to know in the blurb!

These Pizza Boats are a fab slimming friendly alternative to pizza, great way to use up odds and ends in the fridge whilst still being low in Points and calories.

These Pizza Boats make a tasty lunch or dinner. You really can use whatever you fancy as the topping – whether it’s a little bit of meat or some veg!

These Pizza Boats are a great way of getting the kids involved in cooking. They are so easy and can be personalised for little taste buds!

We’ve used olives in these Pizza Boats which add a tiny bit more Point and calorie value to the end product. We know that a lot of people don’t like them, so why not try different combinations? Ham and mushroom, anchovy and tomato, bacon and sweetcorn – whatever floats your boat!

You can enjoy these Pizza Boats on their own, or serve them with an accompaniment like our Potato Salad. Our Rustic Potato Wedges would also make a great side dish to these Pizza Boats!

What diets are these Pizza Boats suitable for?

This Pizza Boats recipe is suitable for vegetarian diets.

Please make sure to double and triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Pizza Boats recipe?

  • You need to count 2 Points per portion of this Pizza Boats recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 2 Points per portion of this Pizza Boats recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 2 Points per portion of this Pizza Boats recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Pizza Boats?

You don’t need any special ingredients to enjoy this recipe.

How many calories are in Pizza Boats?

There are 67 calories per portion in these Pizza Boats, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

These Pizza Boats are perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Place the Old El Paso Stand n Stuff Soft Mini Tortillas on a baking tray.

Step 2

In a bowl, mix the tomato passata, dried herbs and garlic granules. Place a couple of teaspoons of the mixture into each tortilla.

Step 3

Slice the olives and place in the tortillas along with the mushrooms and red pepper. Dice the mozarella into small cubes and distribute evenly amongst the tortillas.

Step 4

Bake in the oven for 10 minutes until the cheese has melted. Finish by placing under a hot grill for 3 minutes to brown. Sprinkle with chopped fresh basil and serve with a salad.

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How do you know when the Pizza Boats are cooked?

You should cook this Pizza Boats until the cheese is golden and bubbling. This will take around 25 minutes.

Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.

How long can you keep Pizza Boats in the fridge?

Once you’ve put it out, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.

If you allow any leftovers to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of Pizza Boats in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze Pizza Boats?

Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;

  • Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
  • Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.

Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!

How do I reheat Pizza Boats?

From chilled: Place in a microwave proof container with loosely fitting lid and heat for 4-7 minutes until piping hot.

From frozen: Allow to defrost, and heat covered in the microwave for 3-5 minutes then stir. Cook for a further 5-7 minutes until piping hot.

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Pizza Boats

These Pizza Boats are a fab slimming friendly alternative to pizza, great way to use up odds and ends in the fridge whilst being low in Points and calories.
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • Cook Time
    13 MINS
  • KCals 67
  • Carbs 2G
WW Points
  • 2 Green
  • 2 Blue
  • 2 Purple

Ingredients

  • 6 Old El Paso Stand n Stuff Soft Mini Tortillas
  • 100 ml tomato passata
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp garlic granules
  • 35 grams reduced fat mozarella
  • 6 fresh basil leaves
  • 8 whole black olives in brine
  • 4 mushrooms sliced
  • 1 tbsp chopped red pepper

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Place the Old El Paso Stand n Stuff Soft Mini Tortillas on a baking tray.
  2. In a bowl, mix the tomato passata, dried herbs and garlic granules. Place a couple of teaspoons of the mixture into each tortilla.
  3. Slice the olives and place in the tortillas along with the mushrooms and red pepper. Dice the mozarella into small cubes and distribute evenly amongst the tortillas.
  4. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes until the cheese has melted. Finish by placing under a hot grill for 3 minutes to brown. Sprinkle with chopped fresh basil and serve with a salad.

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zoe bussTuesday 4th June 2019

Hi making these tonight and will have some left over, can they be eaten cold for lunch? Thanks zoe

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    Emma TThursday 20th June 2019

    Hi Zoe,

    I think they’d still be tasty when cold! ????

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