(NC)—This Pita Pizza recipe – from Breakfast for Learning, a national charity dedicated to child nutrition programs – is one fun way to get the whole family involved in meal making. Prepare all of the ingredients in advance and then let everyone build their own pizza.
4 100% whole wheat pitas
2 chicken breasts, cut in strips
3 cups vegetables of your choice
1 small can pizza sauce
1 cup partly skim mozzarella cheese, grated
1 tbsp vegetable oil
Preheat oven to 350˚F
Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium heat, add chicken and cook until centre is no longer pink.
Provide each family member with their own pita for the base of their pizza.
Spread 1 to 2 tablespoons of pizza sauce over each pita.
Place chicken on top the sauce.
Pile each pizza high with vegetables.
Sprinkle each pizza with ¼ cup of grated cheese.
Place pizzas in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Serve and enjoy.
Tip: to make a vegetarian version of this recipe switch black beans for chicken.
More information and recipe ideas can be found online at www.breakfastforlearning.ca.