Sun-dried Tomato Pizza

Pizza topped with sun-dried tomato strips to create a pizza that looks like a baseball

Sun-dried Tomato Pizza is easy, but delicious.  This pizza is quick and easy to make using a pita as the dough.  This pizza can be turned into a baseball shape for the baseball loving fan in your house.

Pizza topped with sun-dried tomato strips to create a pizza that looks like a baseball

Sun-dried Tomato Pizza

Do you have a baseball fan in your home? Check out these easy, but scrumptious Sun-dried Tomato Pizza that’s been turned into the shape of a baseball.  It’s a pita pizza with a flavor twist you’ll love. This combo has become a family favorite and it’s great for entertaining, birthday parties, food fun, etc.  Our new found love = sun-dried tomato pesto.  It gives any pizza a real artisan taste with absolute ease in the making and baking process.

Did I mention that this is also a fabulous serve for Father’s Day?  It’s a great recipe for the kids to create and serve.

Here is the recipe for you to follow, layer and bake…

Sun-dried Tomato Pizza

Pizza topped with sun-dried tomato strips to create a pizza that looks like a baseball

Ingredients

  • Traditional or Whole Grain Pita Breads
  • Sun-dried Tomatoes, Italian Style
  • Mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • Sun-dried Tomato Pesto

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Place the pitta bread on a pizza stone.

Spread 1 – 2 tablespoons of the sundried tomato basil on the pita bread.

Add approximately ¼ cup of shredded mozzarella on top of the sun-dried tomato basil.

Cut the sun-dried tomatoes into thin slices. Lay the sun-dried tomato pieces in baseball fashion as demonstrated on the pizza.

Bake the pita pizzas for approximately 10-15 minutes, until the pita is slightly toasted and the cheese is melted.

Notes

More on Making this Recipe:

Note: Other traditional ingredients can be substituted if preferred like traditional sauce and pepperoni’s cut into strips to create the baseball affect.

Where do I find the ingredients in this recipe? You can find these at ingredients at you Price Chopper and Market 32 Supermarkets here:

  • Pita breads are typically located in the deli area.
  • Sun-dried tomatoes are typically located in the produce area near the fresh tomatoes and/or onions on the produce end caps located underneath fresh produce.
  • The sun-dried tomato basil can be found on the specialty end cap near the other pasta sauces and/or in the pasta sauce aisle.

Lessons to incorporate for Kids:  Every recipe is filled with life skills that encourage children’s confidence in the kitchen. Here are a few to focus on when making this recipe…

  • List Making
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Oven Safety
  • Motor Skills (spreading, cutting)
  • Measuring skills
  • Math skills (division, fractions, etc)
  • Reading
  • Taste testing
  • Recipe experimentation

More Sports Inspired Food Finds:  Check out these homemade shaped chips made out of wraps and taco sauce.  They are the perfect appetizer serve with homemade Guac.

Chips in the shapes of baseballs and fish with homemade Guac on a serving tray

Homemade Shaped Chips and Guac – Recipe Link

3 Comments on “Sun-dried Tomato Pizza”

  1. Your Baseball Pita Pizza is a home run! Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday!
    Miz Helen

  2. Pingback: No Rise Pizza Dough is easy to make and great Family Fun

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