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Perfect Pita Pizza

Ingredients:

  • 1 large pita bread (use whole-grain if available)
  • 1/8 cup low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1/8 cup bottled pizza sauce or marinara sauce
  • 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • Favorite pizza toppings:
    sliced mushrooms, less-fat pepperoni or light salami, chopped green pepper or green onions, chopped red onion, pineapple chunks and lean ham, etc.

Preparation:
1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Place pita, rounded side down, on a baking sheet.
2. Spread ricotta cheese over the pita (leaving a crust-like edge around the pita). Spoon the pizza sauce over the cheese and add desired toppings. Sprinkle mozzarella over the top and bake for 6-8 minutes (watch carefully so it doesn't burn).

Yield:
1 serving

Nutritional Information:
Per serving (using whole-wheat pita and not including extra toppings): 256 calories, 16 g protein, 29.5 g carbohydrate, 8.8 g fat, 4.7 g saturated fat, 24 mg cholesterol, 4 g fiber, 492 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 30%.

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Last Editorial Review: 2/14/2006



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