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Pronto Mini Pizzas

 Pronto Mini Pizzas
"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."
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pronto Mini Pizzas (continued)

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