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Savory Pita Strips

 Savory Pita Strips
These crunchy sticks are wonderful with saucy pasta dishes as well as soups. I sometimes replace the butter with butter-flavored granules. -Tanya Belt of Newcomerstown, Ohio
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 4 pita breads (6 inches)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted


  • In a small bowl, combine the Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning,
  • garlic powder and rosemary; set aside. Cut pita breads into 1-in.
  • strips; split in half. Spritz crust side with butter-flavored
  • cooking spray; place crust side up on a broiler pan coated with
  • cooking spray.
  • Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 1 minute. Turn; brush with butter and
  • sprinkle with Parmesan mixture. Broil 1-2 minutes longer or until
  • golden brown and crisp. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 6 strips equals 114 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 213 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot

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