Chicken Fajita Pita Pizza

Chicken Fajita Pita Pizza

Soft, whole wheat pitas topped with melted cheese and sheet-pan fajita chicken and vegetables make for healthy and easy weeknight pizzas that the whole family will love!

I received free samples of Toufayan Pita mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Toufayan Bakeries and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.

I’m always on the lookout for ways to make weeknight dinners easier without compromising flavor, so I was especially excited when Recipe Redux members were invited to participate in Toufayan Bakeries’ recipe challenge.

Stack of pitas

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Chicken fajita pita pizzas

For these fajita pita pizzas, I used the Low Carb pitas, which are made from fiber-rich whole wheat flour and contain just 16 grams of carbohydrate per pita with 7 grams of fiber and 8 grams of protein. These pitas combined with lean chicken and shredded cheese pack these pizzas with a serious protein punch, helping you to stay full for hours afterwards.

Sheet pan chicken fajitas

To make these pizzas we first need to cook our fajita chicken and vegetables. One of my favorite dinner short-cuts is to make sheet pan meals. Simple place chicken strips and any vegetables you like on a sheet pan, drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with cumin and chili powder then cook everything at once for 20-25 minutes. For those of you who like to meal prep, you can make the chicken and vegetables ahead of time then just assemble the pita pizzas throughout the week.

Sliced chicken fajita pita pizza

Keeping with the Mexican-inspired cuisine, these pita pizzas are first topped with salsa, which provide an extra dose of veggies. Next, sprinkle over shredded Mexican cheese then load each pita up with the cooked fajita chicken and vegetables.

Initially I thought a serving would be 2 pita pizzas, but I was completely satisfied and full after just one. It was a bonus as I then had leftover fajita pita pizza slices in the fridge for a healthy snack later in the day 😉

So here’s a toast to pita pizzas, my new favorite weeknight dinner!

Chicken fajita pita pizza

Chicken Fajita Pita Pizza

Soft, whole wheat pitas topped with melted cheese and sheet-pan fajita chicken and vegetables make for healthy and easy weeknight pizzas that the whole family will love!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Pizza
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pita Pizza
Servings: 6 pita pizzas

Ingredients

  • 1 lb raw skinless, boneless chicken tenders (or chicken breasts cut into strips)
  • 2 bell peppers sliced into thin strips
  • 1 large head broccoli broken into florets
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil separated
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground chili powder
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 ½ cups Mexican shredded cheese
  • 1 ½ cups salsa
  • 6 Low Carb Toufayan Pitas
  • Optional jalapeno diced

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Grease large baking sheet with 1 tsp olive oil or spray. Place chicken tenders and veggies on baking sheet.
  • Drizzle with extra 1 tsp olive oil and sprinkle with cumin, chili powder, and pinch salt. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until chicken is just cooked through.
  • After chicken and vegetables are cooked, increase oven temp to 425F.
  • Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces and dice cooked peppers.
  • Place pitas on pizza stones or a large baking sheet.
  • Spread salsa over each pita and top with chicken, veggies, and shredded cheese.
  • Bake for 6-8 minutes or until pita is crispy.
  • Remove from oven and enjoy!
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23 Comments
  • Tawnie Kroll AvatarTawnie Kroll2 years ago

    omg yum my mouth is watering!

  • Brynn at The Domestic Dietitian AvatarBrynn at The Domestic Dietitian2 years ago

    These look delicious and those veggies are on point! Definitely trying this one out.

    • The Healthy Toast AvatarThe Healthy Toast2 years ago

      Let me know what you think! Thanks Brynn

  • Autumn @ AutumnPTW.com AvatarAutumn @ AutumnPTW.com2 years ago

    Three of my favorites, pizza, broccoli and fajitas! Loving this combo!

    • The Healthy Toast AvatarThe Healthy Toast2 years ago

      It’s super tasty, you’ll have to give it a try 😉 Thanks Autumn!

  • Serena AvatarSerena2 years ago

    Ummm, were you on Top Chef? Or are those Top Chef oven mitts??!

    • The Healthy Toast AvatarThe Healthy Toast2 years ago

      That’d be so cool if I had been, but sadly no. My mother-in-law bought us them a few years ago (they’re awesome because they stick to the fridge).

  • Sonali- The Foodie Physician AvatarSonali- The Foodie Physician2 years ago

    This is a great easy, healthy meal! And so colorful and tasty looking! I love the broccoli on there!

    • The Healthy Toast AvatarThe Healthy Toast2 years ago

      Thanks Sonali! Broccoli is one of my favorite pizza toppings, I just couldn’t resist adding it 🙂

  • Julie @ RDelicious Kitchen AvatarJulie @ RDelicious Kitchen2 years ago

    Great recipe idea! Sounds delicious!

    • The Healthy Toast AvatarThe Healthy Toast2 years ago

      Thanks Julie!

  • Sara @sarahaasrdn.com AvatarSara @sarahaasrdn.com2 years ago

    I always say “yes” to pizza and these look so yummy! Love the broccoli on there!!!

    • The Healthy Toast AvatarThe Healthy Toast2 years ago

      Thanks Sara! I know it’s not a traditional fajita veggie, but my stomach can’t handle onions and our neighborhood Mexican restaurant once served broccoli in their fajitas and I just fell in love with the addition.

  • Deanna Segrave-Daly AvatarDeanna Segrave-Daly2 years ago

    Perfect base for pizzas and I love the fajita twist you got going on!

    • The Healthy Toast AvatarThe Healthy Toast2 years ago

      They really do work great as mini pizzas! Thanks Deanna 🙂

  • Marisa AvatarMarisa2 years ago

    Great way to get all the veggies, protein and whole grains. I love this idea and the recipe title flow!

    • The Healthy Toast AvatarThe Healthy Toast2 years ago

      Thanks Marissa!

  • Donna VB AvatarDonna VB2 years ago

    Thanks I was making fajitas tonight and this will be a great and easy way!

    • The Healthy Toast AvatarThe Healthy Toast2 years ago

      Perfect timing! Hope you and Jeff enjoy 🙂

  • Laura AvatarLaura2 years ago

    Wow these are gorgeous! I LOVE easy healthy meals like this! YUM!

    • The Healthy Toast AvatarThe Healthy Toast2 years ago

      Thanks Laura!

  • Serena AvatarSerena2 years ago

    Love that everything is baked on a sheet pan. Quick dinner!

    • The Healthy Toast AvatarThe Healthy Toast2 years ago

      Thanks Serena! Yes, quick to cook and clean up 😉

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