Funny Face Pizza

Makes 2 pizzas

2012 Kids Recipe Challenge winning recipe: 2nd Place!


whole wheat English muffin
2 tbsp sodium reduced pasta or pizza sauce 30 mL
¼ cup grated part skim mozzarella cheese 60 mL
small green pitted olives, cut in half
half red bell pepper, sliced half
¼ cup grated carrots 60 mL
Pizza is fun for dinner and even more fun as a snack. It doesn’t take long to make and you can add your favourite toppings to make it different every time.


Step 1
Split English muffin in half and place on small baking pan. Spread each with sauce.

Step 2
Sprinkle each with cheese and place 2 olive halves on each muffin for eyes. Use 1 red pepper slice on each for a mouth.

Step 3
Place in 350 ºF (180 ºC) toaster oven or oven for about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted and English muffin is crispy.

Step 4
Place each on a plate and sprinkle top with carrots for hair and serve each with remaining red peppers.


Try using other vegetables for eyes such as small grape tomatoes, carrot or zucchini slices. You can add the eyes after its done cooking and use cucumber slices.

Nutrition & Notes

Nutrition Information
Valeur nutritive
per 1 pizza
% Daily Value
% valeur quotidienne
Calories / Calories 144
Fat / Lipides 5.0 g
Saturated / saturés
+ Trans / trans
Cholesterol / Cholestérol
Sodium / Sodium 412 mg
Carbohydrates / Glucides 19.6 g
Fiber / Fibres 3.7 g
Sugars / Sucres
Protein Protéines 7.2 g
Vitamin A / Vitamine A
Vitamin C / Vitamine C
Calcium / Calcium
Iron / Fer
Minha, from Markham, thinks kids will like this recipe because it is delicious, easy to make and takes only a few minutes to bake.