Pita Pizza


Serving Size:
1 pita pizza

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein


  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup onion
  • 1/4 cup bell pepper
  • 2 ounces lean ground pork
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 pieces pita bread, 6-inch size
  • 2 tablespoons chunky tomato sauce
  • 1/3 cup mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. Mince garlic; chop onion and bell pepper.
  3. Combine ground meat, pepper flakes, fennel, garlic, onion and bell pepper in a nonstick frying pan. Sauté until cooked.
  4. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray and place the pitas on it. Sprinkle with cooked meat and vegetable mixture.
  5. Spread 1 tablespoon tomato sauce on top of meat and vegetables. Sprinkle half the cheese over the top of each pita pizza.
  6. Bake for 5 to 8 minutes until cheese is bubbly.

Helpful hints

  • This Pita Pizza would go well with a piece of fruit such as an apple or pear. You might also choose to snack on a few low sodium pretzels.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 284

Protein 16 g

Carbohydrates 34 g

Fat 10 g

Cholesterol 138 mg

Sodium 381 mg

Potassium 303 mg

Phosphorus 189 mg

Calcium 117 mg

Fiber 1.0 g

Added Sugar 1 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 meat
  • 2 starch
  • 1 vegetable, low potassium
  • 1 fat

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