Microwave Pita Pizza

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Quick and Easy Pita Pizza is a quick and easy dinner made with pepperoni, cheese, pizza sauce and a flatbread in just 1 minute. No freezer needed!

Pita Pizza is crisp, rich, and easy to make, which makes them an even better, more delicious option than ordering delivery pizza. You can dress them up or down however you’d like, and you don’t have to worry about the pizza delivery person seeing you in your nasty sweatpants. You know the ones. 

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Microwave Pepperoni Pizza made with pita bread

MICROWAVE PITA PEPPERONI PIZZA 

It’s been a long week, and you desperately want to just chill with some friends, have a brew or two and eat a pizza. However, you have just enough energy left to make something delicious and homemade for everyone. Good news, you can make delicious and highly shareable gourmet Pita Pizzas in only about 5 minutes. You can even chop up extra ingredients and set them aside for some fun customizations. 

WHAT TO SERVE WITH QUICK AND EASY PITA PIZZA 

Pizza is one of those foods that everyone likes to eat their own way. Some people enjoy pizza with a glass of milk, others like pizza with beer, and still, others enjoy dunking theirs in chocolate sauce.

Okay, so we made that last one up, but could you imagine? Anyway, a classic pizza pairing to try out is garlic bread. Either buy yourself some rolls from the store, add olive oil and crushed garlic and toast the whole thing, or reheat the breadsticks you Brought home from your last date. Either way, you can’t mess with a classic.  

There is one trick to making this pizza in your microwave instead of needing a toaster oven.

Ready for it?

STALE BREAD. Yep, if you buy these pita flatbreads and use them fresh your pizza will be super soggy. But if you buy the flatbreads and leave them out of the bag for 1-2 days to get stale, then the microwave will soften them up just enough to have a chewy pizza style crust.

Yep, sorcery.

Uncooked Microwave Pita Pizza

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VARIATIONS ON QUICK AND EASY PITA PIZZA

  • Toppings: Chop up additional ingredients, like fresh bell pepper, mushrooms, onions, pineapple (if you’re one of those strange people that likes pineapple pizza), olives, or even anchovies (ugh, no, actually don’t.) You can add them on the pizza when it’s cooking, or set them aside for later and set up a build-your-own pizza station.  

PLATE IT UP

Set out the Pita Pizzas on a plate and arrange your toppings on top. You can even get a little fancy and put out plates of additional toppings on the side in case you or your friends want to add more.  

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SAVE SOME FOR LATER

Put the remaining pita pizzas into an airtight container or a sealable bag and put them in the fridge. They’ll stay good until the next day when you want to heat them up, but probably not much longer. The problem with keeping your Pita Pizzas in the fridge for longer than about a day is that the pita bread tends to get a bit soggy. 

COST FACTOR

$: All you need are pita bread, cheese, and marinara sauce. You can find everything you need at the grocery store, and you will stay well within the weekly budget. You can even get a little fancier with your supplies and get high-end ingredients without breaking the bank.  

Pita Pepperoni Pizza made in a microwave

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Microwave Pepperoni Pita Pizza

Quick and Easy Pita Pizza is a quick and easy dinner made with pepperoni, cheese, pizza sauce and a flatbread in just 1 minute. No freezer needed!
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian Inspired
Keyword: Quick and Easy Pita Pizza
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 245kcal
Author: Dorm Room Cook Staff

Ingredients

  • 1 pita bread , stale (leave out overnight)
  • 2 tablespoons pizza sauce , , or pasta sauce
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 8 slices pepperoni
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt

Instructions

  • Add marinara sauce to pita bread and spread evenly (leave 1/2" for crust)
  • Top with mozzarella, pepperoni slices and garlic salt.
  • Microwave for 1 minute.

Nutrition

Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 636mg | Potassium: 190mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 322IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 190mg | Iron: 1mg

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