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Meatless Monday Recipe: Whole-Wheat Pita Pizzas

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Meatless Monday Recipe: Whole-Wheat Pita Pizzas
Pin it Nicolai Grosell

Ingredients: 

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

Directions: 

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.

Nutritional 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.