14 Quick And Healthy Pita Pizza Recipes

If you’re craving pizza but want something a little lighter, make one of these delicious pita pizzas. They’re healthier than traditional pizzas and come together in just minutes. Skip the heavier pizza dough and go for the pita bread to make one of these fourteen simple yet satisfying pizzas for lunch or dinner. Pair it with a side like a green salad to round out the meal.

1. Naan Pizza

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Naan pizza can be made indoors or on the patio grill. Either way, this amazing combination of pizza toppings is exactly what you’ve been searching for. Shreds of delicious chicken, savory barbecue sauce, and caramelized onions, all topped with ooey-gooey cheese, make this an unforgettable meal.

2. Fruit Pizza

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Fruits for breakfast? Spread some peanut butter over the pita and top it with your favorite fruits for a light but filling breakfast pizza. The peanut butter not only gives this some wonderful flavor but also gives you some protein. The fruit offers fiber and sweetness, and a whole-grain pita gives you whole-grain nutrition and goodness. It’s a great start to the day.

3. Buffalo Chicken Pizza

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This classic recipe is another popular favorite of pizza lovers. Buffalo chicken pizza brings together unique flavors of chicken, buffalo sauce, and a few other tasty ingredients you’ll love, such as red onions, chives, and blue cheese dressing.

4. BBQ Chicken Pizza

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This BBQ chicken pizza tastes amazing when made with pita bread. It’s a great option if you have some leftover chicken to use up or you’re just craving something a bit different than the usual pepperoni. That wonderful barbecue flavor shines through.

5. Hawaiian Pita Pizza

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Pineapple on pizza is a hotly debated topic. But for those who love it, this Hawaiian pita pizza is a perfect way to enjoy it. There’s no need to upset the pineapple haters when the recipe yield gives you just enough for one person. You.

6. Pesto Pita Pizza

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Pesto pita pizza is aromatic, delicious, and full of the amazing basil pesto flavor. Melted mozzarella and tomatoes complement the dish perfectly. Meat lovers can add pepperoni or shredded chicken for extra protein.

7. Pita Bread Pizza

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This basic pita bread pizza will help you get used to the idea of making pita pizza. It’s a basic recipe that can be adjusted any way you like. It’s rich in vegetables, but you can also add any meat you prefer. You can also switch out any of the veggies you don’t like for the ones you do.

8. Mushroom Pita Pizza With Onion And Swiss Cheese

A pita sits on a round cutting board topped with mushrooms, red sauce and melted cheese.
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This mushroom pita pizza with onion and Swiss cheese is a delicious combination. Most people wouldn’t think of using Swiss cheese on pizza, but I’m here to tell you it’s amazing. You can certainly add any extras you like, but this specific combination is delicious.

9. Breakfast Pita Pizza

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If you love pizza for breakfast, try this breakfast pita pizza. It’s a fast and easy breakfast that tastes amazing and gets you out the door in a hurry. The melted cheese will keep your scrambled eggs on the pizza, and you can easily fold the pieces to help with that, too.

10. Margherita Pizza

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The classic Margherita pizza is always a surefire way to enjoy pizza. The simple flavors taste incredible when cooked to perfection. Tomato sauce, mozzarella, and fresh basil all come together with minimal effort to create a pizza you’ll want to make again and again.

11. Veggie Pizza

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Love veggie pizza? You aren’t alone. It’s a popular pizza that folks of all ages love. Plus, it’s versatile for plant-based folks, too, so everyone is happy. These single-serving pizzas can be enjoyed as is, or you can add some shredded meat, such as chicken, as a topping. Even pepperoni would be delicious here.

12. Supreme Pizza

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This version of supreme pizza is slightly different than what you might be used to from your local pizza shop, but it’s definitely an amazing way to make homemade pizza. Mushrooms, chicken, olives, pepper, and ooey-gooey cheese make this a pizza to remember.

13. Healthy Pita Pizza

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Did you know you can have a cheesy pizza without all the high-fat cheese? This healthy pita pizza recipe lets you indulge without all the excess calories and fat. Cottage cheese tops this pita pizza, and it’s just as ooey and gooey as using regular cheese, but it’s much healthier for you. Add any other of your favorite toppings and enjoy.

14. Chocolate Pizza

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While this chocolate pizza recipe calls for a different crust, you could so easily make this with pita bread. Simply spread the toppings over a pita instead of the crust. Easy!

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Author: Tiffany McCauley

Title: Food and Travel Journalist

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Tiffany McCauley is a nationally syndicated journalist and an award-winning cookbook author and food blogger. She has been featured on MSN, Huffington Post, Country Living Magazine, HealthLine, Redbook, and many more. Her food specialty is healthy comfort food recipes.

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