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Santa Fe Chicken Pita Pizzas Recipe

Santa Fe Chicken Pita Pizzas Recipe

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. YIELD:4 servings


  • 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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 pizza: 380 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 776mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 fat.

Reviews for Santa Fe Chicken Pita Pizzas

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mattandlisahowry User ID: 1748017 157548
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."

bekah24 User ID: 6021259 155956
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2013

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

lpeters86 User ID: 3481982 159975
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!"

Isabel loves food User ID: 5301291 173061
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."

grensrud User ID: 4501110 102578
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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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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