Meatless Monday Recipe: Whole-Wheat Pita Pizzas

Pizza doesn’t have to be a recipe for dietary disaster.

Photography by: Nicolai Grosell
Join the millions of people that forgo meat on Mondays.


4 (4-inch) whole-wheat pitas
1⁄2 cup no-salt-added marinara sauce
1⁄3 cup (1.5 ounces) shredded low-moisture, part-skim mozzarella cheese
1⁄2 cup small broccoli florets (optional)
1⁄4 cup sliced mushrooms (optional)
1⁄4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves

Nutrition Facts

Serves 4. Per serving: 120 calories, 2.5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 6 g protein, 18 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, 200 mg sodium.


1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
2. Place pitas on a baking sheet (do not slice open). Spread 2 tablespoons of sauce on each pita. Top with mozzarella, broccoli and mushrooms, if desired. Sprinkle with basil.
3. Bake pitas for 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese melts and edges are crispy.