You know that feeling… you get home from work and the kids are hungry and looking to be fed. Or you get back from the gym only to find your cupboard is bare, well Old Mother Hubbard didn’t give up, and neither do you have to with these delicious pizza pittas. 

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes
Serves: 6


6 Pittas
200g tub Tomato Salsa
250g chestnut mushrooms, sliced
2 tbsp Olives, plus 1 tbsp oil from the jar
100g pack  Cooked Ham
150g  Grated Mozzarella
Basil leaves, to garnish


1. Preheat the oven to 220ºC, gas mark 7. Place the pitta breads on a large baking sheet and spoon over the salsa.

2. Toss together the sliced mushrooms, olives and oil from the jar. Spoon on top of the salsa.

3. Tear the ham and sprinkle over then finally scatter the cheese on top. Bake for 10 minutes until the cheese has melted and the pizzas are heated through. Garnish with basil leaves and serve with a leafy salad.

Cook’s tips
If serving the pizzas to young children, opt for pitted black olives or try other colourful toppings such as sweetcorn and red peppers. Try making these yummy pizzas using essential Waitrose Wholemeal Pittas for added fibre.

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