Mediterranean Beef Pita Pizzas Recipe

Looking for an easy Mediterranean Beef Pita Pizzas recipe? Learn how to make Mediterranean Beef Pita Pizzas using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 4 servings



Whole pita breads as crusts make prep work a snap! 6 ounces lean ground beef or lamb, onion, garlic, tomato sauce, 1 teaspoon fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, 6-inch whole wheat pita bread rounds, reduced-fat mozzarella cheese, fresh spinach, tomato, reduced-fat feta cheese, kalamata or ripe olives cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Mediterranean Beef Pita Pizzas

4 1/5 ounces cooked ground beef (23565), net from 6 ounces fresh lean 90 percent ground beef
40 g (1/4 cup) finely chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
8 ounces tomato sauce
1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
2 (large, 6-inch) whole wheat pitas
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup shredded fresh spinach
1 medium tomato, chopped
1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled (reduced-fat) feta cheese (86823)
12 pitted kalamata or ripe olives, quartered

Recipe Directions for Mediterranean Beef Pita Pizzas

  1. Preheat oven to 400F. 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.

Categories

Beef, Cheese, Tomatoes, Main Dish, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 200.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
256
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.0g
15%
Saturated Fat
4.3g
22%
Trans Fat
0.2g
Cholesterol
37mg
12%
Sodium
806mg
34%
Potassium
501mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
25.1g
8%
Dietary Fiber
4.6g
18%
Sugars
4.0g
Protein
18.5g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 17% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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