Sunday, July 08, 2007

RECIPE of the Day - 7/08/2007

These are really delicious and children love them. They are especially good when you use either the four cheese spaghetti sauce or add 1 T. of grated romano cheese to your choice of sauce.

Pizza Salad Pita Pockets
Recipe courtesy of the Wheat Foods Council

3 (6-inch) white or whole wheat pitas
6 leaves romaine lettuce
8 cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1 (13 3/4 ounce) can artichoke hearts, packed in water, well drained and quartered
1 ounce pepperoni slices, cut in half
1/2 cup pizza sauce
1/4 cup grated low-fat mozzarella cheese
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

In a medium mixing bowl, stir together the cherry tomatoes, red onion, mushrooms, artichoke hearts, pepperoni, pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese, vinegar and garlic powder. Warm in the microwave for 1 minute.

Cut each pita in half and warm in the microwave, about 30 seconds. Stuff each with a lettuce leaf; fill each pita with the pizza salad and serve.

Servings: 3
368 Calories per serving

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