Pita Pizzas

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  • prep 10 min    cook 30 min
  • serves 4

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  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced roasted red bell peppers
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed fennel seeds or dried oregano, crumbled
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 ounce reduced-fat mozzarella cheese, shredded (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1/2 ounce Gruyère or Jarlsberg cheese, shredded (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 2 whole-wheat pita breads (4 inches)
  • 8 teaspoons bottled tomato sauce or pizza sauce
  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced

Pita PizzasFrom Vegetables for Vitality

    How to make it  40 minutes

  • 1

    Preheat broiler. In small bowl, combine red peppers, fennel or oregano, salt, and pepper. In second bowl, combine mozzarella and Gruyère.

  • 2

    Separate each pita bread into 2 flat rounds. Place rounds, rough side up, on baking sheet. Broil 4 inches from heat until golden brown around edges, about 1 minute. Remove from broiler.

  • 3

    Spread 2 teaspoons sauce over each pita, covering edges. Spoon 2 tablespoons red pepper mixture over each pita. Sprinkle with cheese, dividing equally, then add onion in rings. Broil until cheese is melted and pizzas are hot, about 2 minutes.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 137
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 7mg
  • Sodium: 475mg
  • Carbs: 23g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Fiber: 3g

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