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Skinny Mediterranean Beef Pita Pizzas

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Skinny Mediterranean Beef Pita Pizzas
  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 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!

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

Directions

  • 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 Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 pita-half pizza
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
90
)
Daily Value
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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