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Pepper Pita Pizzas


Pepper Pita Pizza

Pepper Pita Pizza

This meatless pizza features a crust of pita bread, a Middle Eastern flat bread. Choose whole wheat pita bread for more fiber and B vitamins.

Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

1 teaspoon olive oil
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
1 medium red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1 medium green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
1 tablespoon minced fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano
2 Italian plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped
4 6-inch pita bread rounds
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Heat olive oil in medium nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onion, peppers, garlic, basil and oregano. Partially cover and cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add tomatoes. Partially cover and cook 3 minutes.
  2. Place pita rounds on baking sheet. Divide tomato mixture evenly among rounds. Top each round with 1/4 cup cheese. Bake 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 pizza
Fiber 2 g
Carbohydrate 44 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Saturated Fat 3 g
Total Fat 7 g
Calories from Fat 22 %
Calories 302
Protein 16 g
Sodium 552 mg

Dietary Exchange

Meat 1-1/2
Vegetable 2-1/2
Starch 2
Fat 1/2

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