Summertime Gourmet Salsa Pizza

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.

Cooking Light AUGUST 2006

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 pizza)


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 319
  • Calories from fat: 20%
  • Fat: 7.1g
  • Saturated fat: 4.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 13.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 48.7g
  • Fiber: 5.3g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Iron: 3.4mg
  • Sodium: 957mg
  • Calcium: 202mg

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