Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Pita pizza

Here is a quick and easy pizza recipe. Use store bought pocket less pitas and spice them up any way you want. You can customize each pita to suit individual tastes. Add less or more cheese, change the veggies, etc. and everyone in the family can have a pizza with their choice of toppings.

Pita pizza (for two)

Ingredients2 whole wheat pocket less pitas
1 medium bell pepper
1 medium onion
2-4 tbps of pizza sauce or marinara sauce
Red pepper flakes according to taste
Olive oil
Shredded mozzarella cheese as much as you want

1. Cut the bell pepper and onion into long strips.
2. Brush the pita bread with olive oil.
3. Spread the marinara sauce to cover the entire pita.
4. Spread out the onions and bell peppers on the pita.
5. Top it off with as much mozzarella cheese as you need.
6. Bake in a 425 degree oven for about 10-15 minutes or until the cheese is all bubbly.

Pitas ready for the oven

7. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes and serve immediately.

Pita pizza


FH said...

Great for a quick snack for kids!:))

Viji said...

Looks yummy lakshmi. Viji

Anonymous said...

Looks great lakshmi. Sometimes I make my pizza with nan but never tried with pita.


Lakshmik said...

Hi Asha

Yes, my daughter likes it too. It is a quick snack.

Lakshmik said...

Thanks Viji.

Lakshmik said...

Hi Madhavi

I should try sometime with nan. I am sure it will taste yummy.

TNL said...

oh these are the best for a quick dinner anytime! yours look lovely...look at the cheese!


Lakshmik said...

Thanks Trupti.

Seema Bhat said...

Thats a neat idea of using pita. Indeed a jhat phat recipe for a busy evening. Loved the pictures.

Seema Bhat said...

oh I forgot to mention that loved all you previous recipes specially the veg. manchurian goes to my must try list. Loved gobi masala as well. The best part of your recipes are they are easy and use the ingredients that are must have in the pantry. I love them all.
Seema said...


I LOVE pita pizza's. They are my absolute favorite! Good to see others enjoy them too.