Savoring the tastes of Italy


How to make an Insalata Pizza

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Courtesy photo Insalata Pizza is a dish that provides the diner with the tastes of Italy.


SPARTANBURG — Savor the tastes of Italy by serving individual pita pizzas loaded with fresh vegetables, melted cheese, and a cider vinegar sauce. It’s a one-dish meal that’s sure to please.

Yield

4 servings (serving size: 1 topped pita)

Ingredients

• 4 (7-inche) pitas

• 2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic

• 1 cup (4 ounces) preshredded part-skim Mozzarella cheese

• 1/2 cup thinly sliced Vidalia or other sweet onion

• 1 tablespoon cider vinegar

• 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil

• 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

• 1 cup quartered grape tomatoes

• 1/4 cup pitted kalamata olives, coarsely chopped

• 2 tablespoons chopped basil leaves

• 4 cups packaged gourmet salad greens

Preparation

Preheat over to 475°.

Place pitas on a baking sheet. Spread 1/2 teaspoon garlic on each pita. Sprinkle each pit with 1/4 cup cheese, and divide onion evenly among pitas. Back at 475° for 8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and cheese is bubbly.

While pitas bake, combine vinegar, oil, and pepper in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Stir in tomatoes, olives, and basil. Add salad greens, and toss gently to coat.

Place 1 pita on each of 4 plates; top each pita with about 1 cup salad. Serve immediately.

Courtesy photo Insalata Pizza is a dish that provides the diner with the tastes of Italy.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_Insalata-Pizza.jpgCourtesy photo Insalata Pizza is a dish that provides the diner with the tastes of Italy.
How to make an Insalata Pizza

Special to The Times

The information for this story was was taken from Cooking Light May 2004 and submitted by the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.

The information for this story was was taken from Cooking Light May 2004 and submitted by the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.

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