Dinner

Sausage & Arugula Pita Pizzas

Your family will be surprised to find out that this pizza topped with peppery arugula, savory sausage and creamy ricotta didn’t come from your local pizzeria.

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Servings
4
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
5 min
Duration
15 min

Ingredients

  • 4 whole-grain pitas (about 7-inch diameter) (TIP: If you're looking to cut carbs or sodium, you can use 2 whole-grain pitas and cut each in half horizontally.)
  • 3/4 cup unsalted tomato sauce
  • 1 cup whole-milk ricotta cheese
  • 2 oz grated mozzarella cheese
  • 2 all-natural Italian-style cooked chicken sausages, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups baby arugula leaves

Preparation

  1. Arrange a rack in center of oven, about 8 inches away from top heat source, and preheat broiler to high. (TIME-SAVING TIP: Turn on the broiler before doing any other prep so that it’s ready when you are.) On each pita, spread 3 tbsp tomato sauce all the way to the edges. Top evenly with dollops of ricotta, mozzarella, sausage and arugula.
  2. Place pita pizzas on a large rimmed baking sheet and broil until sausage is heated through and mozzarella is lightly browned, 5 to 7 minutes, reversing position of baking sheet about halfway through.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1 pita pizza
  • Calories 291
  • Carbohydrate Content 19 g
  • Cholesterol Content 78 mg
  • Fat Content 17 g
  • Fiber Content 4 g
  • Protein Content 24.5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 8 g
  • Sodium Content 539 mg
  • Sugar Content 2.5 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 0 g