Monday, 6 February 2012

Pulled Pork Pita Pizza

Over the weekend I made some pulled pork in the slow cooker. So far I've just been eating it in sammiches, but today I thought I'd do something a little different. Pizza.

Take a large pita bread, smother it in your favourite BBQ sauce. I'm using some that Ladypants brought be back from Texas, Ironworks. It is smokey, sweet and delicious. Top it with a small layer of cheese. I'm using old cheddar because I think mozzarella doesn't taste like anything, at least the cheap stuff I usually buy. Add pulled pork, soy sauteed mushrooms, spinach, red peppers, and hot sauce if desired (I did).

Top with more old cheddar and fresh grated parmesan. Broil for 5 minutes or until the top cheese turns golden brown and looks as below:

Oh yes, this does taste as good as it looks. The sweetness of the pork mixes with the smoky BBQ sauce balances the spiciness of the hot sauce. Red peppers, mushrooms and spinach are great, but they could easily be almost anything else. Next time (tomorrow) I think I'll replace the mushrooms with rapini to give it a bit more nutritional value.

*Update* This made a come back with red pepper rings, blanched rapini, and only parmesan cheese on top. Ladypants and the beard both enjoyed this quite a bit even though it is significantly healthier with less sodium and cheddar cheese fat.

*Update the second* I can't get enough of these. I made another version for supper today. I call it The Hulk because it is angry green. Blanched rapini, spinach, avocado, feta & old cheddar cheese, and pulled pork:


SeeJay said...

Looks good dude. Love the site. Any chance I could convince you to also post on - the picture upload and paragraphing works fine now. Just a thought, I need the content. Cheers

Sam Zen said...

I posted it to Have a look here:

Joanne said...

Sam, you are killing me here. So very hungry...........

Sam Zen said...

Murder by food temptation! Sounds like a bad SAW plot.

Once you have made the pulled pork, these pizzas only take about ten minutes to put together, including cooking time. You can also use two tortillas, a bit more cheese, and turn any of them into a quesadilla. Go nuts!