(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.

Pita Pizza

Serves 4


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.