Chow Time: Mini Pizza Cups for the Lunch Experts

Imagine trying to serve up creative, delicious, and healthy lunches to kids with different tastes, allergies, and attitudes towards food. Well, Smart Lunches is a meal service for kids in the New England area, which serves up nutritious meals to daycares, schools, and camps. I asked them what recipe gets the most requests and here it is…

Mini Pizza Cups

Servings: 8 x 1 pizza cup

11 oz Refrigerator dinner rolls
8 oz Pizza sauce
¼ cup Onion finely chopped
2 oz green pepper finely chopped
2 oz Turkey pepperoni chopped
14 oz shredded part skim milk mozzarella cheese


  1. Separate dough into eight rolls. Press dough into the bottom and up the sides of muffin cups, coated with pan spray.
  2. Spoon pizza sauce into each cup.
  3. Sprinkle with onion, green pepper, pepperoni and cheese.
  4. Bake at 375 F oven for 15 to 18 minutes or until browned and cheese is melted.

Serve with a sides of vegetables and fruits to make a perfectly balanced meal!

Smart Lunches’ online planning and delivery service brings fun, nutritious high-quality meals to kids while providing great selection and convenience to parents. Smart Lunches is one of New England’s fastest growing companies, serving thousands of students at schools, daycare centers and camps. The company gives back by sharing a portion of its earnings with its partners and by contributing to other programs to support underprivileged children — proving great businesses can do great things while having a higher purpose. If your child is not receiving Smart Lunches, please inquire at

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