Pizza is my favorite food.
That is a very bold statement. That means that above every other food on the planet, I would choose pizza.
Of course, there are many different kinds of pizza, and some pizza is really, really good and some pizza is really, really bad.
My husband actaully likes the pizza that they sell at 7-11. I think it is the worst pizza I’ve ever eaten. Even worse than those little rectangle pieces they served in the elementary school cafeteria. Although, I will admit, I loved pizza day in elementary school. It was the only day of the week I got to buy lunch, and I savored every bite of that cheesy rectangle.
But for all intents and purposes, pizza in its most basic form, dough with cheese melted on top, is the food I would choose to eat every day for ever if I were stranded on a desserted island.
There are so many varieties of pizza, it really is a very versitile food. You can change the entire flavor profile with different cheeses and toppings.
This version uses classic Greek flavors piled on top of a pita bread crust. Salty olives and feta cheese combined with sweet cherry tomatoes and spicy red onions, and topped with bright fresh cucumber.
These pizzas are simple, fast and tasty-my kind of cooking! They can be made for a quick lunch, or cut into wedges and served as an appetizer at your next cocktail party!
Greek Flatbread Pizzas
makes 4 mini pizzas (can easily be adjusted to make more, or less)
- 4 pita breads
- 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
- 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
- 10-12 kalamata olive, chopped
- 1/4 of a medium red onion, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup finely chopped cucumber
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Place pita bread in a single layer on a baking sheet.
- Slice tomatoes either in half (for smaller ones) or in quarters (for larger ones).
- Divide cheese, tomatoes, olives and onions equally amoung pita bread, spreading toppings evenly.
- Bake pizzas for 8-10 minutes, until pitas are beging to get crispy and cheese is soft.
- Turn broiler on high and broil for 2-3 minutes to crisp pita and begin to brown the cheese.
- Cut into wedges to serve.