The ultimate weeknight shortcut dinner. Rainbow Chimichurri Pita Pizzas.
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Rainbow Chimichuri Pita Pizzas

Veggie pita pizzas loaded with fresh veggies, melted cheese and fresh chimichuri sauce.
Course Lunch
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 245kcal
Author Debs

Ingredients

Chimichurri sauce

  • 1 cup packed parsley ((about 1 bunch))
  • 1/4 cup packed oregano ((1/4 bunch))
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 Tbsp champagne vinegar
  • 1/2 red jalapeno
  • salt
  • pepper

Pizzas

  • 6 mini whole wheat pitas
  • 1 punnet rainbow or red cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup low fat mozzarella cheese

Instructions

Place all the ingredients for the sauce in a blender and blend until a chunky sauce forms. It the sauce is a bit thick for your liking you can thin it out with some water.

    For the pizzas

    • Turn the grill on and heat the pitas for about 1 minute.
    • Remove from the oven and cover the pitas with about 1 tsp of the chimichurri sauce and cherry tomatoes and top with cheese.
    • Place back under the grill until the cheese is bubbling and brown.
    • Finish with micro greens and a drizzle of balsamic vinegar.
    • Makes 6 small pizzas

    Nutrition

    Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 314mg | Potassium: 189mg | Fiber: 5g | Vitamin A: 19.4% | Vitamin C: 19.1% | Calcium: 12.8% | Iron: 17.3%