High-Protein Pizza Sauce

| By Ulli Stachl

Eating pizza doesn't have to be off-limits when you're trying to lose weight and be healthy. By adding a few key ingredients into the mix you can ramp up the nutritional benefits and still enjoy your favorite comfort food. Nutritionist Chelsey Amer recommends skipping store-bought marinara sauce in favor of this protein-packed recipe full of beans, sundried tomatoes, and other fresh ingredients.


  • 1 15 oz can white beans, drained
  • 1/2 cup olive oil-marinated sun-dried tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning


1. Puree all ingredients in a blender or food processor and spread on top of your pizza.