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Monterey Jack Pita Pizza

JACK PITA PIZZA

Recipe created by 3-A-Day of Dairy

 

Makes 2 servings

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1          (6-inch) whole wheat pita bread

½         cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack or
Mozzarella cheese

2                     (1/8-inch thick) slices cooked deli chicken (1 ounce each),
cut into strips

½         cup diced fresh pineapple or canned pineapple tidbits
in its own juice, drained

3          teaspoons pizza or pasta sauce

2          teaspoons finely chopped green onion

chopped parsley for garnish (optional)

 

 

Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

 

Split pita into 2 rounds by placing pita flat on work surface and carefully cutting around the edge.  Separate the 2 rounds and place, cut side up, on a work surface.

 

Spread each pita round with 1 1/2 teaspoons of pizza sauce.  Top each pita with half of the cheese, chicken, pineapple, onion and parsley, if desired.

 

Bake for 8-10 minutes or until cheese is melted and edges are browned.

 

 

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