Summer Squash Pizza

This seasonal twist on white pizza uses affordable and nutrient-dense ingredients. Plus, the recipe is simple and tastes amazing! 






Health Benefit:

Summer squash is rich in vitamin C to support immunity. Cottage cheese is a great source of calcium and protein for strong bones. Basil is anti inflammatory and supports heart and liver health. Whole grains are an excellent source of complex carbohydrates for energy.



  • Small bowl
  • Cutting board
  • Baking sheet
  • Serving plates

1 pre-made whole wheat flatbread 

1 cup summer squash, sliced into coins

2 TBSP olive oil

1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt

1/2 cup Cottage cheese

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp garlic powder

1/4 cup fresh basil

Black pepper, to taste



Feel free to make this recipe your own based on what you like or what you already have. You can use any herbs and spices you like as well as any vegetables you already have in your fridge.

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450F; On a cutting board, slice summer squash into coins; Roughly chop fresh basil leaves


Step 2

Place the premade pizza crust or flatbread on a baking sheet; Drizzle and spread 1 TBSP olive oil on top


Step 3

Prepare white sauce: In a small bowl, combine cottage cheese, Greek yogurt, salt, and garlic

Step 4

Spread sauce on crust; Top with summer squash and basil; Drizzle 1 TBSP olive oil on top

Step 5

Bake for 8-12 minutes; Finish with black pepper to taste; Allow to cool before cutting and serving; Enjoy!