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  • Writer's pictureMichelle Gelok, RD

Quick Pita Pizza

Hello pizza night! This recipe checks all the boxes for a good weeknight pizza dinner. It's quick, easy, delicious and completely versatile, so you can use whatever ingredients you have on hand.


Whole wheat pita bread (try using a thinner style Arabic/Lebanese pita bread for a crispier crust)

Pizza sauce

Arugula or baby spinach

Chopped bell peppers

Marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped

Sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained and chopped

Protein of your choice (i.e. cooked lean ground beef, pork, chicken or turkey, smoked tofu, etc.)

Sprinkle of sea salt and black pepper

Drizzle of truffle oil

Shredded cheese

Other topping ideas: mushrooms, garlic, cherry tomatoes, pesto, tapenade, chard, broccoli, asparagus, zucchini, eggplant, etc.


Preheat oven to 400 F.

Lay pita bread on a baking sheet, top with sauce, greens, vegetable toppings of your choice, salt, pepper, a drizzle of truffle oil and finish off with a handful of cheese.

Bake for 10-14 minutes, depending on how hot your oven runs and how crispy you like the crust.


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All photos and recipes by Michelle Gelok, RD


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