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Summertime Gourmet Salsa Pizza

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 pizza)
Look for locally made salsas at farmers' markets and groceries. They tend to be much lower in sodium than most commercial salsas.

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

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

  3. 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.