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The ultimate weeknight shortcut dinner. Rainbow Chimichurri Pita Pizzas.

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 245 kcal
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

    1. Turn the grill on and heat the pitas for about 1 minute.
    2. Remove from the oven and cover the pitas with about 1 tsp of the chimichurri sauce and cherry tomatoes and top with cheese.
    3. Place back under the grill until the cheese is bubbling and brown.
    4. Finish with micro greens and a drizzle of balsamic vinegar.
    5. Makes 6 small pizzas
    Nutrition Facts
    Rainbow Chimichuri Pita Pizzas
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 245 Calories from Fat 90
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 10g 15%
    Saturated Fat 2g 10%
    Cholesterol 6mg 2%
    Sodium 314mg 13%
    Potassium 189mg 5%
    Total Carbohydrates 33g 11%
    Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
    Protein 8g 16%
    Vitamin A 19.4%
    Vitamin C 19.1%
    Calcium 12.8%
    Iron 17.3%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.