Makes: 1 Serving

Veggie Pizza Pita Pockets

Don’t want to turn on your oven or stove today? This veggie pizza pita is a delicious option that is made in the microwave. Top pizza with your favorite veggies.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 60 seconds (microwave)

Ingredients

  • 1 pita, whole wheat (cut around the sides, into flats)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce, low sodium
  • 2 slices mozzarella cheese, part-skim

Pick 2 from the following vegetables:

  • green & red peppers
  • sliced mushrooms, chopped
  • tablespoon broccoli, chopped
  • tablespoon red onion, chopped
  • spinach, shredded

** 1 Tablespoon each of broccoli and red onion used for costing and nutrition analysis.

Serving Size: 1 pita
 
NutrientsAmount
Calories341
Total Fat13 g
Saturated Fat6 g
Cholesterol31 mg
Sodium609 mg
Total Carbohydrate36 g
Dietary Fiber6 g
Total Sugars4 g
Added Sugars included2 g
Protein22 g

Directions

  1. Place one pita round, on plate.
  2. Spread 2 Tablespoons of tomato sauce on pizza.
  3. Sprinkle various chopped vegetable over sauce.
  4. Layer two slices of cheese on top of sauce.
  5. Cover with the other half of pita round.
  6. Microwave 35-45 seconds, or until cheese melts.

Recipe Source: myplate.gov

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