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Insalata Pizza

by Erika Nicole Kendall

4 (7-inch) pitas
2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
1 cup (4 ounces) Mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup thinly sliced Vidalia or other sweet onion
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
2 teaspoons extravirgin 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

Preheat oven to 475°.

Place pitas on a baking sheet. Spread 1/2 teaspoon garlic on each pita. Sprinkle each pita with 1/4 cup cheese, and divide onion evenly among pitas. Bake 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.

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2 comments

ema June 14, 2012 - 3:47 PM

This is so incredibly delicious. The garlic roasts and makes everything taste yummy! Thanks for the recipe.

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