Cooking With Kids: Colorful Pita Pizzas

Get your kids in the kitchen with this fun and flavorful colorful pita pizzas cooking recipes for kids. This is a great recipe for cooking with kids while trying new vegetables!

We originally made this recipe in a cooking class through our local chapter of First 5. My kids had so much fun making these colorful pita pizzas, I knew we had to recreate them at home and share the recipe with you.

Cooking With Kids: Colorful Pita Pizzas. Get your kids in the kitchen with this fun and flavorful recipe for kids. Recipe from aileencooks.com.
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Start by getting all of your ingredients together. You will need pita bread, pizza sauce, cheese, and your choice of vegetables. You can invite your kids to help cut up the vegetables for their pizzas (like we did with this soup recipe). We didn’t do it this time because I forgot. πŸ™‚

Cooking With Kids: Colorful Pita Pizzas. Get your kids in the kitchen with this fun and flavorful recipe for kids. Recipe from aileencooks.com.

Ask your kids what comes first on the pizza and let them go to town. I love making pizza with kids because it works for all ages. Most kids like pizza and it’s easy enough for the little ones. My daughter (below) is 2 and my son showed us how to make English muffin pizzas last year at age 3.

Cooking With Kids: Colorful Pita Pizzas. Get your kids in the kitchen with this fun and flavorful recipe for kids. Recipe from aileencooks.com.

Now for the cheese.

Cooking With Kids: Colorful Pita Pizzas. Get your kids in the kitchen with this fun and flavorful recipe for kids. Recipe from aileencooks.com.
Cooking With Kids: Colorful Pita Pizzas. Get your kids in the kitchen with this fun and flavorful recipe for kids. Recipe from aileencooks.com.

Offer as many vegetables as possible to your kids – even if they have refused to eat them in the past. You never know what they will choose since it is such an artistic experience. Both of my kids ended up putting all of the different vegetables on the pizza. William even announced that he now likes bell pepper. I don’t know if it will last, but I’m taking that as a mommy win!

Cooking With Kids: Colorful Pita Pizzas. Get your kids in the kitchen with this fun and flavorful recipe for kids. Recipe from aileencooks.com.
Cooking With Kids: Colorful Pita Pizzas. Get your kids in the kitchen with this fun and flavorful recipe for kids. Recipe from aileencooks.com.

Once your colorful pita pizzas are put together, place them on a foil lined cookie sheet and bake 8-10 minutes in a 425 degree oven.

Cooking With Kids: Colorful Pita Pizzas. Get your kids in the kitchen with this fun and flavorful recipe for kids. Recipe from aileencooks.com.

Now it’s time to eat. Enjoy!

Cooking With Kids: Colorful Pita Pizzas. Get your kids in the kitchen with this fun and flavorful recipe for kids. Recipe from aileencooks.com.
Cooking With Kids: Colorful Pita Pizzas. Get your kids in the kitchen with this fun and flavorful recipe for kids. Recipe from aileencooks.com.
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Colorful Pita Pizzas

A great pita pizza recipe to cook with your kids!
Cuisine Italian
Keyword pita pizzas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 485 kcal
Author Aileen

Ingredients

  • 4 pita pockets
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 2 cups cheese
  • 1/2 cup sliced grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn thawed
  • 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil and set aside.
  2. Layer the pita bread with pizza sauce, cheese, and toppings.
  3. Bake until cheese is melted, about 8 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Colorful Pita Pizzas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 485
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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