Put together a pizza with pizzazz

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) You don’t always have to pick up the phone or preheat the oven for some delicious pizza. Chef Tommy Fitzgerald of Kitchen Sage demonstrates that all you need is a simple pita and some fresh ingredients.

Pita pizzas don’t require any heating in the oven. All you need is some pita bread, a sauce, and toppings to suit your family’s tastes. Some examples from Kitchen Sage include:

  • Dessert pizza with Nutella, raspberries, almonds, and mint
  • Sundried tomato and pesto, roast beef, and arugula
  • Tomato bruschetta with fresh mozzarella
  • Basil hummus with feta, banana peppers, onions and olives

Pita pizzas are great for play dates or last-minute company. They’re fun for kids to help make and are healthier than traditional pizza.

The Culinary Leadership Academy at Kitchen Sage provides culinary arts programs for students in the Grand Rapids area. The program is open to people ages 16 to 24. They will learn how to understand, grow, prepare and share food. The program is free, but there is an application process. You can learn more and find out how to apply on the Kitchen Sage website.

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