Veggies and Cheese Mini-Pizzas

Looking for a classic dinner? Enjoy these mini pizzas made with vegetables and sprinkled with cheese – ready in 25 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
pita breads (6 inches in diameter)
3
roma (plum) tomatoes, chopped (1 cup)
2
small zucchini, chopped (2 cups)
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
2
tablespoons sliced ripe olives
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/4
cup spaghetti sauce or pizza sauce
3/4
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (3 ounces)

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°. Split each pita bread around edge with knife to make 2 rounds. Place rounds on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake about 5 minutes or just until crisp.
  • 2 Mix tomatoes, zucchini, onion, olives and basil in medium bowl. Spread spaghetti sauce evenly over pita rounds. Top with vegetable mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 3 Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until cheese is melted. Cut into wedges.

Expert Tips

This recipe is a great way to get a lot of veggies in one meal. The Food Guide Pyramid recommends eating 3 to 5 servings of vegetables each day.

If zucchini isn't a favorite among family members, try sliced bell pepper or shredded carrots.

Using a kitchen shears makes quick work of cutting the pitas in half.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
260mg
260%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.