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Margherita Pita Pizzas Recipe

Margherita Pita Pizzas Recipe

My husband plants the garden and I harvest and cook the fruits of his labor. My favorite way to use plum tomatoes is this easy Margherita Pita Pizza. It is so good! —Rosemarie Weleski, Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 pita breads (6 inches)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 3 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Thinly sliced fresh basil, optional

Directions

  • 1. Place pita breads on an ungreased baking sheet; brush with oil. Top with garlic, 1 cup cheese, tomatoes, garlic powder and remaining cheese; sprinkle with Italian seasoning.
  • 2. Bake at 425° for 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with basil if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 pizza equals 340 calories, 12 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 588 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 medium-fat meat, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.