*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
 
                             Hearty Pizza Hero
 
 Recipe By     : Van den Bergh Foods, Inc.
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:10
 Categories    : Pizza
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      loaf          French bread -- split and toasted
                         ----Sauce---- -- * see note
      1/2  tsp           olive oil
    8      ozs           mushrooms -- sliced
    1      c             bell peppers -- chopped
      1/2  c             onions -- chopped
   14 1/2  ozs           crushed tomatoes
    8      ozs           no-salt-added tomato sauce
    2      tbsps         pizza seasoning
    1 1/2  tsps          salt
    1      tsp           granulated sugar
    1      tsp           oregano
    1      tsp           basil
      1/4  tsp           black pepper
                         ----Toppings----
      1/2  tsp           olive oil
    1      sm            onion -- sliced 1-inch thick
    1      sm            bell pepper -- sliced 1-inch thick
   10      slices        low-fat bacon -- cooked and crumbled
    6                    low-fat ham slices -- sliced diagonally
    5      slices        fat-free swiss cheese singles
    5      slices        fat-free american cheese singles
 
 Preheat oven to 425.  To prepare sauce, heat oil in a skillet, cook
 mushrooms, peppers, and onions until tender. Add crushed tomatoes, tomato
 sauce, pizza seasoning, salt, sugar, oregano, basil, and black pepper.
 Simmer all ingredients until bubbling or 15 minutes. Let cool and set
 aside. In another skillet, heat remaining oil over medium heat. Cook
 remaining onion and bell pepper until tender; set aside. Top both halves of
 bread evenly with sauce. Then, top with cooked onion, bell pepper, bacon,
 ham, and cheeses. Bake for 16 minutes or until cheese has melted.
 
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 Per serving: 172 Calories; 5g Fat (26% calories from fat); 15g Protein; 16g
 Carbohydrate; 20mg Cholesterol; 1556mg Sodium
 
 NOTES : * A 14 ounce jar of pizza sauce may be substituted.