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Mexi-Chicken Pizzas

Per Serving

Mexi-Chicken Pizzas

Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1 pizza
Calories 220
Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 15 g
Fiber 2 g
Sugars 4 g
Cholesterol 60 mg
Potassium 460 mg
Protein 26 g
Phosphorus 560 mg
Choices: Starch 0.5, Vegetable 1, Lean Protein 3, Fat 0.5
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 pizza
  • Cooking Time: 9 minutes


1/4 cup fat-free sour cream
1 Tbsp. fat-free milk
1/4 tsp. ground cumin
3 (4-oz) boneless, skinless chicken breast cutlets, grilled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/4 cup refrigerated fresh salsa
2 whole wheat pita bread rounds, split horizontally
1 tsp. olive oil
3/4 cup (3 oz) reduced-fat shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 1/2 cups shredded lettuce
2/3 cup chopped tomatoes
1 Tbsp. sliced black olives, drained


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 F. In a small bowl, mix the sour cream, milk, and cumin until well combined; set aside.
  2. In another bowl, mix the chicken and salsa; set aside.
  3. Place the pita bread, split side up, on a baking sheet. Lightly brush with the olive oil and bake for 4 minutes, or until slightly crisp. Spoon the chicken mixture evenly over the pitas. Sprinkle with the cheese.
  4. Bake about 5 minutes more, until the chicken is heated through and the cheese is melted. Top with the lettuce, tomatoes, and olives. Drizzle with the sour cream mixture and serve.

Recipe adapted from the ADA cookbook Mr. Food Test Kitchen: Guilt-Free Weeknight Favorites.


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