Summertime Gourmet Salsa Pizza

Look for locally made salsas at farmers' markets and groceries. They tend to be much lower in sodium than most commercial salsas.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 1 pizza)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 319
Caloriesfromfat 20 %
Fat 7.1 g
Satfat 4.3 g
Monofat 1.5 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 13.1 g
Carbohydrate 48.7 g
Fiber 5.3 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Iron 3.4 mg
Sodium 957 mg
Calcium 202 mg

Ingredients

6 (6-inch) pitas
1 (16-ounce) can fat-free spicy refried beans
3/4 cup salsa
3/4 cup (3 ounces) preshredded four-cheese Mexican blend cheese
1 1/2 cups thinly sliced iceberg lettuce
6 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400°.

Place pitas on a large baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 8 minutes, turning once. Cool slightly on a wire rack.

Spread about 1/4 cup beans over each pita. Top each pita with 2 tablespoons salsa and 2 tablespoons cheese. Place pizzas on a large baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 8 minutes or until cheese melts. Remove from oven. Top each serving with 1/4 cup lettuce and 1 tablespoon sour cream.

Note:

August 2006