Pita Pizzas

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”10 min” cook_time=”30 min” serves=”4″ details=”” ] Eating sweet peppers can help reduce your risk of stroke because they’re

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”10 min” cook_time=”30 min” serves=”4″ details=”” ]

Eating sweet peppers can help reduce your risk of stroke because they’re rich in vitamin C.

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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)

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  • 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

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[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Preheat broiler. In small bowl, combine red peppers, fennel or oregano, salt, and pepper. In second bowl, combine mozzarella and Gruyère.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ] 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.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]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.[/step-item][/step-list-wrapper]

[nutrition-info calories=”137″ calories_fat=”” fat=”3g” sat_fat=”2g” choles=”7mg” sodium=”475mg” carbs=”23g” sugars=”” protein=”7g” fiber=”3g”]

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