Fast pita pocket pizzas

Ready in 20 minutes, this delicious and fast pizza recipe makes clever use of pita pockets! It's fantastic served with a fresh salad and enjoyed for a tasty, easy weeknight family meal

By Jennene Plummer
  • 10 mins preparation
  • 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Fast pizzas
  • 2/3 cup passata sauce
  • 8 small pita bread pockets
  • 2 cup grated cheese
  • 2 x 250g punnets cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 yellow capsicum, seeded, chopped
  • 200 gram prosciutto, torn
Italian salad
  • 120 gram bag baby rocket leaves
  • 2 oranges, segmented
  • 1/2 cup black olives
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoon honey


Fast pizzas
  • 1
    Preheat oven to very hot, 220°C. Place 2 oven trays inthe oven to preheat.
  • 2
    Spread passata on to each pita bread. Top with an even amount of cheese, tomatoes, capsicum and prosciutto.
  • 3
    Line hot oven trays with baking paper. Place pita pockets on top. Bake for 8-10 minutes until crisp and golden.
Italian salad
  • 4
    In a large bowl, combine rocket, orange and olives. In a jug, whisk oil, vinegar and honey together. Season to taste.
  • 5
    Just before serving, drizzle dressing over salad, tossing well. Serve pizzas with salad.


  • You can use shaved leg ham and fresh pineapple cut into pieces instead of tomato, capsicum and prosciutto.