Chicken Onion Pita Pizza Recipe

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chicken onion pita pizza recipe

Did you know that the pita bread makes a great instant pizza crust?  If you have a package of pita breads at home, you can make very tasty individual pizzas in less than 20 minutes!

Making a pita pizza is very easy – just use the round pita as a pizza base, add tomato sauce, toppings and cheese and bake in a preheated oven for 10 minutes.  You can even have a pita pizza making party where everyone picks their own toppings to put on the pita pizza – so fun!

You can use any kind of pita bread for making pizzas – it doesn’t matter if the pita has a pocket inside or not.  Any pita baked in the hot oven with the toppings makes a yummy pizza crust.

This recipe makes a quite unusual pizza – a chicken onion pita pizza :)  The toppings for this pizza are chicken pieces and onion slices, added on top of tomato sauce and sprinkled with cheese – so filling and yummy!  Also, using the chicken pieces as a pizza topping is just one of the great ways to use leftover chicken!  If you don’t have cooked chicken on hand, you can also use canned chicken.

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Chicken Onion Pita Pizza Recipe

These yummy individual-sized pizzas are using pita bread as a pizza crust! Made in 15 minutes from start to finish, this is a perfect weeknight dinner!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Pizza
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings


  • 4 pita breads
  • 1 can 8 oz chopped chicken
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 package 8 oz shredded cheese
  • 1 can 8 oz tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning


  • Preheat the oven to 450F.
  • Put the pita bread on a baking sheet.
  • Brush the pita bread with olive oil.
  • Spoon some tomato sauce on the pita and spread evenly.
  • Sprinkle a little Italian seasoning over the tomato sauce.
  • Sprinkle shredded cheese over the pita pizza.
  • Add the chicken pieces and onion slices on top.
  • Put the pita pizza in the preheated oven and bake for 10 minutes.
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Enjoy this yummy chicken onion pita pizza!  For more pita recipes, check out sausage pita pockets recipe, pita chips recipe and pita dough recipe.

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