Pesto Pita Appetizers Recipe
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Pesto Pita Appetizers Recipe

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"These savory crisps are wonderful with creamy soups," says Lily Julow, Lawrenceville, Georgia.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1 whole pita bread (6 inches)
  • 3 tablespoons prepared pesto
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

6 wedges equals 233 calories, 13 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 479 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein.


  1. Split pita bread into two rounds. Spread with pesto and sprinkle with cheese. Cut each into six wedges. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until crisp. Serve warm. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Pesto Pita Appetizers in Cooking for 2 Summer 2005, p 53

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Feb. 23, 2014

"This was a good tasting, not great, appetizer! Easy to make..."

Reviewed Mar. 23, 2011

"I added chicken and caramelized onions as a topping so it was like pizza. very very delish"

Reviewed May. 9, 2010

"These are so good and so simple and I love to make them! I have also made them on flat bread and wheat tortillas and they are just as good!"

Reviewed Jul. 27, 2009

"These are a great EASY appetizer to make for a party. I added chopped tomatoes to the top and it tasted like bruschetta."

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