Pizza is difficult to eat on a low-salt, low-fat diet, given all the salt and fat in most cheese and pizza crusts. I’ve found a whole-wheat pre-made crust that I now use to cut salt while relying on fat-free cheese.
But there’s still a lot of salt in that recipe, so I was searching for an alternative and think I’ve found it. A friend and fellow food blogger, Amanda Topper, aka The Ghost Guest, blogged last Passover about making a lasagna using matzo instead of Italian noodles.
As it happened, Costco was selling big boxes of matzo, so I was able to check the nutrition label.
One large round matzo, the type the Costco package contains, has only 5 mgs of salt! It also has no fat and no sugar, making it a perfect base for a salt-free tomato sauce, no-fat cheese and all the veggies you like. Continue reading “Matzo pizza — bringing two cultures together to get the salt out”