Healthy Eating Recipes: Pita Pizzas

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Personal pita pizzas are fun to make, and even more fun to eat!

Recipe Source: Deliciously Healthy Family Meals

Prep time Cook time Yields Serving Size
10 minutes 8 minutes 4 servings 1 pita pizza

Ingredients

1 C  Super Quick Chunky Tomato Sauce
1 C  grilled boneless, skinless chicken breast, diced (about 2 small breasts)
1 C  broccoli, rinsed, chopped, and cooked
2 Tbsp  grated parmesan cheese
1 Tbsp  fresh basil, rinsed, dried, and chopped (or 1 tsp dried)
4   (6.5 inch) whole-wheat pitas

Directions

1, Preheat oven or toaster oven to 450 °F.
2, For each pizza, spread 1/4 cup tomato sauce on a pita and top with 1/4 cup chicken, 1/4 cup broccoli, 1/2 tablespoon parmesan cheese, and 1/4 tablespoon chopped basil.
3, Place pitas on a nonstick baking sheet and bake for about 5–8 minutes until golden brown and chicken is heated through.  Serve immediately.

Keep ingredients on hand for older children to make pita pizzas for themselves. Younger children can help top their own personal pizzas.

Nutrition Facts
Calories  275
Total fat  5 g
Saturated fat  1 g
Cholesterol  32 mg
Sodium  486 mg
Total fiber  7 g
Protein  20 g
Carbohydrates  41 g
Potassium  362 mg
Vitamin A  15%
Vitamin C  50%
Calcium  10%
Iron  15%

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Photo & recipe courtesy of Keep the Beat™, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
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