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Cheese Pit-za

cheese pitza
  • (1 large) whole-wheat pita bread
  • (1/8 cup) low-fat ricotta cheese
  • (1/8 cup) bottled pizza or marinara sauce
  • (1/4 cup) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Cheese Pit-za

A fun and simple lunch, this cheese pit-za is a whole wheat pita bread topped with marinara sauce and two kinds of cheese.

Preparation Time
About 5 minutes
Cook Time
About 8 minutes


  1. 1Preheat oven to 450°F. Place pita onto a baking sheet.
  2. 2Top with ricotta cheese, pizza sauce and mozzarella, leaving a small border around the edge.
  3. 3Bake 6-8 minutes, or until cheese is melted.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 serving

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 256
  • Total Fat 8.8 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 29.5 g
  • Protein 16 g
  • Cholesterol 24 mg
  • Sodium 492 mg
  • Fiber 4 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Lunch

Recipe Subcategory: Pastas and Pizzas

Recipe Ethnicity: Italian

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.