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Pronto Mini Pizzas Recipe

Pronto Mini Pizzas Recipe

"These quick savory pizzas on pita bread crusts are an excellent snack anytime," informs Debbi Smith of Crossett, Arkansas. "I also serve them as a light meal on busy days."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef or turkey
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    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

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  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4 pita breads
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a skillet, cook the meat, mushroom, green pepper, onion and garlic until the meat is browned and the vegetables are tender; drain. Stir in tomato sauce, fennel, salt and oregano. Simmer for 1-2 minutes.
  • 2. Meanwhile, warm pitas in microwave. Top each with meat mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Microwave or broil until cheese is melted. Cut into quarters. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 pieces) equals 456 calories, 17 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 77 mg cholesterol, 1,059 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 33 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.