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Margherita Pita Pizzas

 Margherita Pita Pizzas
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
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.