Pita bread pizza

2- 1 ounce slices lean ham, chopped
4 whole-wheat pita breads
1/4 cup low-sodium spaghetti or pizza sauce
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1 cup chopped red or green bell pepper
1 1/2 cups canned pineapple chunks (packed in juice), drained
3/4 cup shredded, reduced-fat cheddar cheese

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Place pita breads on baking sheet. Spread each pita with 1 tablespoon spaghetti sauce. Sprinkle with oregano.

Top each pita with pepper, pineapple, ham, and cheese. Bake until hot and cheese bubbles, about 5 minutes. Remove pizzas from baking sheet. Place each pizza on a dinner plate and serve.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional values per serving

Calories: 338
Fat: 7 gm
Saturated Fat: 4 gm
Cholesterol: 22 mg
Carbohydrate: 50 gm
Fiber: 7 gm
Protein: 15 gm
Sodium: 637 mg

Reprinted with permission from California Department of Health Services.
Reviewed by: Sue Heikkinen, MS, RD, CDE
Last updated: June 16, 2006