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Skinny Mediterranean Beef Pita Pizzas

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Skinny Mediterranean Beef Pita Pizzas
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 4
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56% less sat fat • 28% less sodium than the original recipe. Fresh ingredients deliver big flavor in these delicious mini pizzas. The pita round crusts make prep work a snap!
Updated Sep 20, 2016

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces lean ground beef or lamb
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 8-ounce can Muir Glen™ tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon snipped fresh rosemary or 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 2 6-inch whole wheat pita bread rounds
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese (2 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup shredded fresh spinach
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese (1 ounce)
  • 12 pitted kalamata or ripe olives, quartered

Steps

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400°F. In a medium nonstick skillet, cook ground beef, onion, and garlic until meat is browned; drain off fat. Stir tomato sauce and rosemary into meat mixture in skillet. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes.
  • 2
    Carefully split pita bread rounds in half horizontally; place pita halves, rough sides up, in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Bake for 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  • 3
    Top toasted pita bread with meat mixture; sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake for 2 to 3 minutes more or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven. Top with spinach, tomato, feta cheese, and olives. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

260 Calories, 10g Total Fat, 18g Protein, 25g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 pita-half pizza
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
90
Total Fat
10g
0%
Saturated Fat
4g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
40mg
0%
Sodium
840mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
0%
Dietary Fiber
5g
0%
Sugars
4g
Protein
18g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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