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Santa Fe Chicken Pita Pizzas Recipe
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Santa Fe Chicken Pita Pizzas Recipe

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This recipe is quick and easy, and because you're making individual pizzas, each one can be altered to suit each person's taste. —Athena M. Russell, Florence, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 whole pita breads
  • 1/2 cup refried black beans
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 cup cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green chilies
  • 2 tablespoons sliced ripe olives
  • 3/4 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 380 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 776 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Place pita breads on an ungreased baking sheet; spread with beans. Top with salsa, chicken, chilies and olives; sprinkle with cheese.
  2. Bake 8-10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with green onion; serve with sour cream. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Santa Fe Chicken Pita Pizzas in Healthy Cooking April/May 2009, p64

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 380 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 776 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 fat.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

Reviews for Santa Fe Chicken Pita Pizzas

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Reviewed Apr. 18, 2013

"My family has not quit talking about this recipe. I love the combination of refried black beans, chicken, salsa, sour cream and green onions. Very tasty!! Thank you Athena Russell from Florence, SC for this great recipe."

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Reviewed Mar. 16, 2013

"This was amazing! I would highly recommend it! I love the touch of Salsa in it!"

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Reviewed Aug. 13, 2010

"The flavors blend together wonderfully and you forget you are eating something healthy. The only downfall to this recipe is that it is a bit time consuming. I would make this again!"

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Reviewed Jul. 22, 2010

"Hold the olives and I will definitely make it again. Finally found a fun new use for my Joseph's Bakery pita bread for diabetics."

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Reviewed May. 30, 2010

"These were very good. I couldn't find refried black beans so I just processed regular black beans (no sodium added) in my food processor. I also omitted the green chilis to suit our tastes. I also did not use a pita, I used a tortilla because that is what I had on hand and they turned out great. Excellent flavor."

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