Healthy Eating Recipes: Pita Pizzas
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
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
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.
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%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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