Insalata Pizzas Recipe

These individual pita pizzas loaded with fresh vegetables, melted cheese and a cider vinegar sauce bring the flavors of Italy into your own home. Created back in 2004 by Nancy Hughes for Cooking Light Magazine, it’s a one-dish meal that's sure to please.



Per serving, each slice will cost the consumer 319 calories and 10 grams of fat.

So what are you waiting for?

Enjoy these pizzas today!


4 (7-inch) pitas

2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic

1 cup shredded part-skim Mozzarella cheese

1/2 cup thinly sliced Vidalia onion

1 tablespoon cider vinegar

2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

1 cup quartered grape tomatoes

1/4 cup pitted kalamata olives, coarsely chopped

2 tablespoons chopped basil leaves

4 cups packaged gourmet salad greens


1. Preheat oven to 475°.

2. Place pitas on a baking sheet. Spread 1/2 teaspoon garlic on each pita. Sprinkle each pita with 1/4 cup cheese, and divide onion evenly among pitas. Bake at 475° for 8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and cheese is bubbly.

3. While pitas bake, combine vinegar, oil, and pepper in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Stir in tomatoes, olives, and basil. Add salad greens, and toss gently to coat

4. Place 1 pita on each of 4 plates; top each pita with about 1 cup salad. Serve immediately.


Posted by M Dee Dubroff, on April 27, 2013 at 9:00 AM