Pizza Mexicana

Transform pita bread into a pizza crust with this five-ingredient, three-step recipe.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

6
pita breads (6 inch)
1
can (15 ounces) tomato sauce (any flavor) or pizza sauce
2
cups shredded or chopped cooked chicken
1
can (4.5 ounces) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles, drained
1 1/2
cups shredded taco-flavored cheese (6 ounces)

  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • 2 Place pita breads on ungreased cookie sheet. Spread tomato sauce over pita breads. Top with chicken and chilies. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until pizzas are hot and cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

Shredded roast beef makes a good stand-in for the cooked chicken.

Love pizza loaded with toppings? Crumbled cooked bacon, chopped bell pepper and sliced ripe or green olives make tasty additions. Just add them before sprinkling with the cheese.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
355
(
Calories from Fat
115 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13 g
13 %
(Saturated Fat
6 g,
6 %
),
Cholesterol
70 mg
70 %;
Sodium
990 mg
990 %;
Total Carbohydrate
36 g
36 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
25 g
25 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
14%;
Vitamin C
12%;
Calcium
24%;
Iron
16%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.