Fine Vegetable Cuisine

Pizza with Brussels Sprouts

on Quark Rye Dough
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Pizza with Brussels Sprouts

Pizza with Brussels Sprouts - Unusual combination: Surprisingly different and hearty

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Health Score:
7,7 / 10
30 min.
ready in 50 min.
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Nutritional values

Cabbage florets provide more than half of the daily recommended amount of vitamin C and also provide about one third of the daily recommended amount of dietary fiber. For figure-conscious pizza fans, this pizza with Brussels sprouts contains only 16 grams of fat.

Serve a green or mixed salad with a low-fat vinaigrette with your pizza with Brussels sprouts. This is good for the fiber and vitamin balance.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie395 kcal(19 %)
Protein18 g(18 %)
Fat16 g(14 %)
Carbohydrates41 g(27 %)
Sugar added1 g(4 %)
Roughage9.5 g(32 %)
Vitamin A0.2 mg(25 %)
Vitamin D0.1 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E3.5 mg(29 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin5 mg(42 %)
Vitamin B₆0.4 mg(29 %)
Folate100 μg(33 %)
Pantothenic acid1.2 mg(20 %)
Biotin6.1 μg(14 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.8 μg(27 %)
Vitamin C65 mg(68 %)
Potassium556 mg(14 %)
Calcium185 mg(19 %)
Magnesium66 mg(22 %)
Iron2.9 mg(19 %)
Iodine11 μg(6 %)
Zinc2.2 mg(28 %)
Saturated fatty acids4.5 g
Uric acid106 mg
Cholesterol10 mg
Development of this recipe:


7 ozs Rye flour (type 997 or 1150)
brown sugar
5 ozs Quark
4 Tbsps olive oil
1 lb Brussels sprouts
2 garlic cloves
2 sprigs fresh marjoram (or 1 teaspoon dried)
3 ozs Mozzarella
7 ozs Diced tomatoes (canned)
2 tsps Tomato paste
1 Tbsp Pine nuts (about 15 grams)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Hand mixer, 1 large Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Knife, 1 Pot, 1 Sieve, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Rolling pin, 1 Parchment paper, 1 Baking sheet, 1 Kitchen scale, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Can opener

Preparation steps

Pizza with Brussels Sprouts preparation step 1

Mix flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1 pinch sugar in a mixing bowl. Using the dough hook of a hand mixer, gradually add quark, 3 tablespoons oil and 3-4 tablespoons of cold water. Mix to form an elastic dough. 

Pizza with Brussels Sprouts preparation step 2

Place dough on a floured surface and roll out as thin as possible. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, top with rolled dough, and shape edges of dough to form a border.

Pizza with Brussels Sprouts preparation step 3

Rinse Brussels sprouts. Remove outer leaves, cut florets in half and boil in salted water for 2 minutes (blanch). Drain the and rinse with cold water briefly.

Pizza with Brussels Sprouts preparation step 4

Peel garlic and chop finely. Rinse fresh marjoram, shake dry and pluck the leaves.

Pizza with Brussels Sprouts preparation step 5

Drain the mozzarella and cut into slices. 

Pizza with Brussels Sprouts preparation step 6

Mix the diced tomatoes in a bowl with the tomato paste and stir in the marjoram. Season with salt, pepper and 1 pinch of sugar and spread over the dough.

Pizza with Brussels Sprouts preparation step 7

Distribute mozzarella over the surface of the sauce. Top the pizza with Brussels sprouts and season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle the garlic and pine nuts evenly over the pizza. Drizzle remaining oil on the pizza. 

Pizza with Brussels Sprouts preparation step 8

Place pizza in preheated oven at 220°C (fan 200°C, gas mark 4) (approximately 425°F/convection 400°F). Bake on the middle rack for about 20 minutes. Cut into pieces and serve.