Chris Utterback's post about a Jared Polis event at which the rep decried the classification of pizza as a vegetable in school lunch programs inspired one of our readers to prove the point.
You'll be amazed by how healthy a pizza really is!
Dave Barnes writes:
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Crust is made from wheat which is a vegetable.
Sauce is made from tomatoes and herbs which are vegetables.
Mushrooms are fungi which are close to vegetables.
Pepperoni has the word "pepper" in it and pepper is a vegetable (really a fruit, but most people call it a vegetable).
Cheese comes from cows and cows eat grass which is a vegetable.
Onions are vegetables.
Olives are fruits which are almost like vegetables.
If it walks like a vegetable and talks like a vegetable, then it must be a vegetable.