10-minute Toaster Oven Pita Pizzas

Its a cute toaster oven pita pizza from Fully Thyme Student. In ten minutes you can make a snack for two, even your children can do it! 

Pita bread, about 6 inches in diameter (recommended: whole wheat)
6 tablespoons jarred marinara sauce
Optional: 1 garlic clove, finely minced
Optional: 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
6 tablespoons shredded mozzarella cheese
Cooked Italian sausage (substitutes: pepperoni, cooked chicken, sliced mushrooms, sliced bell peppers)
Optional: 1 tablespoon chopped fresh herbs, such as parsley or basil

  1. Line a small toaster oven baking sheet with foil. (you can also use a regular oven for this recipe)
  2. To prepare one pita pizza: place individual pita bread on baking sheet, with the scooped side facing up. Spread 3 tablespoons of marinara sauce on pita bread, leaving 1/2 inch border around the edge without sauce. If desired, sprinkle about 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic and 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano evenly over marinara sauce. Evenly sprinkle 3 tablespoons of shredded cheese over sauce. Top with cooked sausage or other preferred pizza toppings.
  3. Place baking sheet in toaster oven, and bake at 375 degrees F for about 8-10 minutes, until cheese is melted and pita bread is lightly toasted and warmed through. Remove pita pizza from oven, and sprinkle chopped fresh herbs over top. Serve immediately.

Posted by Diane Araga, on May 23, 2013 at 8:00 AM