Introduction: Indulge in the delicious flavors of our Low-Point Garlic Bread Pizza, a lighter twist on a classic favorite. Bursting with savory garlic, gooey cheese, and your favorite toppings, this recipe offers all the satisfaction of pizza without the guilt. With its lower SmartPoints value, you can enjoy a slice (or two!) without worrying about your points. Join us as we explore the ingredients, preparation steps, and the nutritional benefits of this mouthwatering dish.


  • 4 slices whole grain bread (choose a low-point option, such as light whole grain bread)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce (choose a low-point option, such as a no-sugar-added or light marinara sauce)
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • Your favorite pizza toppings (such as sliced bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, olives, or lean protein like turkey pepperoni or grilled chicken breast)
  • Salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning, to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves, chopped, for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly coat it with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the minced garlic and olive oil. Stir to mix well.
  3. Place the slices of whole grain bread on the prepared baking sheet. Using a pastry brush or spoon, spread the garlic-infused olive oil evenly over each slice of bread.
  4. Spread a thin layer of marinara sauce over each slice of bread, leaving a small border around the edges.
  5. Sprinkle shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese evenly over the marinara sauce on each slice of bread.
  6. Add your favorite pizza toppings over the cheese layer. Be mindful of portion sizes and choose lean protein and plenty of vegetables to keep the points low.
  7. Season the pizzas with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning to taste.
  8. Place the baking sheet in the preheated oven and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly and the edges of the bread are golden brown.
  9. Remove the garlic bread pizzas from the oven and let them cool slightly before slicing.
  10. Garnish with chopped fresh basil leaves, if desired, before serving.

Enjoy the savory goodness of our Low-Point Garlic Bread Pizza, and savor the flavors of pizza night without sacrificing your Smart Points.


  1. Whole grain bread (4 slices):
    • The points for whole grain bread vary depending on the brand and specific nutritional information. On average, 1 slice of light whole grain bread is approximately 1SmartPoints. Therefore, 4 slices would be around 4 SmartPoints.
  2. Garlic (2 cloves):
    • Garlic is a ZeroPoint food on W/W, meaning it has no SmartPoints.
  3. Olive oil (1 tablespoon):
    • Points for olive oil depend on the specific type and brand. On average, 1 tablespoon of olive oil is approximately zero SmartPoints.
  4. Marinara sauce (1/2 cup):
    • Points for marinara sauce vary depending on the brand and recipe. Choose a low-point option, such as a no-sugar-added or light marinara sauce, which could range from 0-3 SmartPoints per 1/2 cup.
  5. Shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (1 cup):
    • Points for shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese vary depending on the brand and specific nutritional content. On average, 1 cup of shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese is approximately 2-3 SmartPoints.
  6. Pizza toppings:
    • Points for pizza toppings will vary depending on the type and amount used. Choose lean protein and plenty of vegetables to keep the points low. Turkey pepperoni, for example, may range from 1-3 SmartPoints per serving, while grilled chicken breast is typically lower in points.
  7. Salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning:
    • Salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning are ZeroPoint foods on W/W, meaning they have no SmartPoints.
  8. Fresh basil leaves (for garnish):
    • Fresh basil leaves are ZeroPoint foods on W/W

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