This recipe is one of 130 recipes that Mary McDougall contributed to the national bestselling book, The McDougall Program. The book, authored by Mary’s husband, Dr. John McDougall, is a low-fat, starch-based eating plan that facilitates weight loss and provides a broad-range of dramatic and lasting health benefits.
From The McDougall Program
• 1 pita bread
• 1⁄4 cup low-sodium tomato sauce
• 1⁄8 teaspoon dried basil
• 1⁄8 teaspoon dried oregano
Toppings (choose as many or as few as you wish):
• 1⁄8 cup chopped yellow onions
• 1⁄8 cup chopped scallions
• 1⁄8 cup chopped green peppers
• 4 sliced mushrooms
• 1⁄8 cup alfalfa sprouts
Cut the pita bread in half by separating it into two circles. Spread each half with tomato sauce. Sprinkle on the basil and oregano and add the toppings of your choice. Bake at 300ºF for 10 minutes, or heat in toaster oven for 5 minutes at 250ºF.