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4.82 from 33 votes

Veggie Packed Pizza Roll

Kid-favorite pizza rolls are fun to eat and easy to make! Our recipe absolutely packs the sauce with pureed veggies to make this cheesy, lunchbox-ready recipe super nutritious, too.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bake, vegetarian, Veggie Packed Pizza Roll, zucchini
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 319kcal

Ingredients

Sauce

  • 1/4 cup spinach
  • 1/2 medium bell pepper, green
  • 1/4 cup, pieces or slices mushrooms, white
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 1 medium tomato, red
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 1 cup spaghetti or marinara sauce

Crust

  • 1 cup flour, whole wheat
  • 1 cup flour, all-purpose
  • 2 1/4 teaspoon yeast, active dry
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  • Chop veggies (you will need two cups total of your choice of the vegetables listed) and saute for 3-4 minutes or until slightly tender. Blend in a high powered blender with marinara sauce.
  • Combine 1 cup flour, undissolved yeast, sugar and salt in a large bowl. Whisk together the warm water and the oil and add to the dry ingredients. Mix until well blended, about 1 minute. Gradually add enough remaining flour to make a soft dough. Dough should form a ball and will be slightly sticky. Knead on a floured surface, adding additional flour if necessary, until smooth and elastic, about 4 minutes.
  • Place dough in a large, lightly greased bowl, and cover with plastic wrap. Allow to rest for 30 minutes in a warm, draft-free place. Dough should almost double in size.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Remove the dough from the bowl and place on a lightly floured work surface. Use a rolling pin to roll the dough into a 1/2-inch thick rectangle, about 12 by 10 inches.
  • Begin by spreading about 1 cup of sauce over the dough, leaving a 1/2-inch boarder around the edges. If it seems like it needs more, then add 1 or 2 Tbsp at a time. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  • Begin rolling the dough until you have one large roll. Slice into 8-12 slices and place in a greased muffin tin.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until rolls are golden brown and cooked through the middle.

Nutrition

Calories: 319kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 644mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g