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
Total TimePrep/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.
Nutrition Facts6 slice: 114 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 213mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.
Originally published as Savory Pita Sticks in Light & Tasty December/January 2006