7 Italian Choices at Pizza Rustica

Pizza is a classic!  It could be the traditional version with tomato sauce and or a gourmet combination with pesto and veggies, as your mood or taste calls for.  Whatever your favorite pizza is, there is a choice for you on HealthyDiningFinder.com, and with the addition of Pizza Rustica in Philadelphia, there are even more varieties of pizza, salads and other delights from which to choose for lunch and dinner!

This local neighborhood restaurant prides itself on serving the “healthiest gourmet pizza” around, made by hand daily using fresh ingredients.  The menu includes both authentic Italian dishes and uniquely original choices to tempt your taste buds with something new.  Here are just a few of the menu choices our dietitians recommend at Pizza Rustica for your healthy diet:

Sicilian Pizza, Whole Wheat Crust (1/2 Pizza = 450 calories, 18 g fat)
This is a hand tossed, hardwood fired pizza dressed with black olives, capers, pine nuts, roasted garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, mozzarella, tomato sauce and fresh basil for a flavorful mix of healthy fats from the nuts and lycopene from the tomatoes.  Our dietitians recommend splitting this pizza with a friend.

Rosemary Chicken Panini (590 calories, 24 g fat)
Rosemary seasoned chicken is topped with richly flavored roasted red pepper and sharp provolone and served on soft ciabatta bread for a simply delicious serving of lean protein.

Mista Verde Salad with Chicken (410 calories, 26 g fat, 460 mg sodium)
For a lighter choice with plenty of vitamin- and mineral-rich veggies, this salad is a natural choice.  It includes mixed greens tossed in vinaigrette and served with wood-roasted chicken breast.  The combination of the lean chicken breast and filling greens can be a good addition to a weight loss diet.