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Italian nachos

Recipe Information

Servings 4
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 5 Minutes
Total Time 15 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate
Main Ingredient Mozzarella Cheese; Pita; Tomato Sauce
Category Dairy; Fruit; Rice & Grains; Vegetables
Meal Lunch; Dinner; Brunch; Snack
Type Appetizer; Side Dish
Cuisine Italian; Mexican; Fusion
Cook Method Baking
Diet Heart Healthy; High Protein; Low Calorie; Low Cholesterol; Low Fat; Vegetarian


  • 4 pita bread rounds

  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce 

  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 

  • 1 (3.25 ounce) can sliced black olives 

  • 1/4 cup shredded low fat mozzarella cheese 

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 cup fresh basil 



  • Set the temperature of the oven to 350�F.

  • Cut the pita breads into triangles using kitchen shears. Pull each triangle apart to make halves. Spread all the triangles on a baking sheet. Sprinkle the pita with the Parmesan cheese.

  • Bake the pita for 10-15 minutes until it is golden brown and crispy.

  • Meanwhile, in a saucepan, add the tomato sauce and garlic. Cook the mixture over medium heat until hot.

  • When the pita chips are ready, place them on a plate. Top the pita with the olives and tomato sauce. Garnish with mozzarella cheese and basil leaves. If the cheese does not melt, place back in the oven for a few minutes.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 267 cal

  • Total fat: 7g

  • Saturated fat: 2g

  • Cholesterol: 11mg

  • Sodium: 791mg

  • Potassium: 220mg

  • Carbohydrate: 40g

  • Fiber: 3g

  • Protein: 11g