Kids and adults alike will love these little pita bites, especially since they can be thrown together in no time at all. Enjoy it topped with a little bit of hummus, but don’t be afraid to try out your own combinations.
Get the recipe for baked pita bites with cheese, tomatoes, and cucumbers.
Recipe serves: 4
- 4 ounces fat-free, shredded mozzarella cheese (about 1 cup)
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
- 2 medium tomatoes, sliced into quarter-inch rounds, salt-free
- 1 large cucumber, cut into quarter-inch pieces, peeled
- 1 green onion, chopped
- Preheat oven (regular or toaster oven) to 350 F.
- Cut the pita breads in half (so you have two rounds) and set aside.
- Shred the cheese and mix well with the garlic.
- Sprinkle the dried basil over the shredded cheese.
- Divide cheese evenly between the eight pita halves, 2 tablespoons per pita bread.
- Place pita breads with cheese on a flat pan, cookie sheet, or aluminum foil, and put in the oven for 5 minutes, until the cheese melts. You may wish to make these in batches to keep the cheese melted and the bread from getting hard.
- Remove from heat carefully, put on plates, and serve with sliced tomatoes, cucumbers, and green onions.
Calories (per serving): 223
Total Fat 1.8g, Sat. Fat 0.3g, Carbohydrates 39g, Sugars 4g, Fiber 6g, Cholesterol 5mg, Protein 16g, Sodium 536mg
Editor's Note: This recipe was originally published on , and was last reviewed on .
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