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Pronto Mini Pizzas

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

"These quick savory pizzas on pita bread crusts are an excellent snack anytime," informs Debbi Smith of Crossett, Arkansas. "I also serve them as a light meal on busy days."


  • 1 pound ground beef or turkey
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4 pita breads
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  1. In a skillet, cook the meat, mushroom, green pepper, onion and garlic until the meat is browned and the vegetables are tender; drain. Stir in tomato sauce, fennel, salt and oregano. Simmer for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, warm pitas in microwave. Top each with meat mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Microwave or broil until cheese is melted. Cut into quarters.

Nutrition Facts

4 piece: 456 calories, 17g fat (8g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 1059mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 33g protein.

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