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Spinach and Tomato Pita Grilled Cheese

Spinach and Tomato Grilled Cheese Pitas

Spinach and Tomato Grilled Cheese Pitas: dunk them in your favorite soup or face-plant into them all on their own for a quick and easy lunch that's always a hit!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Vegetarian
Keyword Grilled Cheese Pitas
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 401 kcal
Author Jenn Laughlin - Peas and Crayons

Ingredients

  • 2 fluffy pitas or naan flatbread
  • 1-2 tsp butter or as needed
  • 2 handfuls baby spinach
  • 4 oz grated cheese (I used mozzarella + havarti)
  • 4 slices of ripe tomato
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Prep your veggies + cheese so they're ready to go.
  2. Heat a pan or skillet to medium-high heat and add 1 tsp butter.
  3. Once butter begins to bubble, add a pita to the pan.
  4. Top with cheese, spinach, tomato, and a little extra cheese on top. Top with remaining pita round and grill.
  5. For an extra hot and melty center, pop a clear pot lid on top. Before flipping, add another tsp of butter to the pan, or feel free to spread it on top of the dry side of the pita - both techniques work! Pop your lid back on if you’re using one and grill each side until golden brown with a melty center.
  6. Cut into 4 wedges and dive in!

Recipe Notes

You can use pre-sliced or freshly grated cheese for these grilled cheese pitas.

Feel free to add any of your favorite grilled cheese extras! I'm super partial to adding a dash or two of hot sauce or fresh + flavorful pesto. You can even add extra veggies - go for it!

Nutrition Facts below are estimated using an online recipe nutrition calculator. Adjust as needed and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Spinach and Tomato Grilled Cheese Pitas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 401 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 65mg22%
Sodium 670mg29%
Potassium 123mg4%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 631IU13%
Calcium 457mg46%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.