Pizza in a Pita

Sep 26 2012

This spin on a mealtime favorite is sure to have your whole family smiling!
Recipe courtesy of

Serves 2

Dietitian's Tip: 

Pair this meal with fresh salad greens topped with walnuts, sliced pears, and light vinaigrette.


2 pieces whole wheat pita bread
½ cup grated reduced sodium mozzarella cheese
¼ cup pizza or tomato sauce
Veggies of choice: mushrooms, bell pepper, onion, olives, artichoke hearts, etc


Preheat oven or toaster oven to 350 degrees. Split the pita bread halfway around the edge and spoon in the cheese, tomato sauce, and any toppings.

Wrap the pita in aluminum foil and bake for 7 to 10 minutes or until cheese melts.

Nutrition Information: 

Per serving: 170 calories, 6 g total fat, 3 g saturated fat, 21 g carbohydrate, 12 g protein, 3 g fiber, 300 mg sodium, 307 mg potassium, 36 mg magnesium, 222 mg calcium.