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Egg Topped Pita Pizza

by Meghann on August 2, 2011

Ok, I’ll admit my attempt at an egg topped portobello mushroom cap pizza last week could be classified as a fail, but the egg topped pita pizza for lunch today? That, my friends, is a true winner.

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Oh yes, this pita pizza rocked!

It all began with a pita

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Some sauce, cheese, and mushrooms

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One cracked egg

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15 minutes in the oven at 425

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Bam! Lunch is served.

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I also added a sprinkle of raisins because I’m weird like that.

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The addition of the egg is a great way to sneak a little extra protein on the pizza, plus it tastes great. I like it where the yolk is just a tad runny. Delicious. πŸ™‚

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I still have to go back to the drawing board with the mushroom cap, but at least the pita version worked out. πŸ˜‰

1 allison @ thesundayflog August 2, 2011 at 2:06 pm

“and then i added raisins…because i’m weird like that” hahaha! i love pita pizzas so this looks especially delicious to me!
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2 Brittany @ Itty Bits of Balance August 2, 2011 at 2:06 pm

I wish I wasn’t allergic to egg πŸ™ I miss egg topped pizzaaaaaaa
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3 Courtney August 2, 2011 at 2:06 pm

that sounds amazing!!! I love eggs can’t wait to try this!
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4 Natalie @ Will Jog For Food August 2, 2011 at 2:10 pm

What an awesome idea!! My hubby LOVES savory eats topped with eggs. I’ll have to make it for him soon πŸ™‚
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5 Courtney @ The Granola Chronicles August 2, 2011 at 2:13 pm

Easy peasy! I need to eat more eggs – I feel like I always forget how great they are!
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6 Gina @ Running to the Kitchen August 2, 2011 at 2:16 pm

this looks good, although the raisins are definitely a weird touch!
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7 Baking Serendipity August 2, 2011 at 2:19 pm

My husband loves runny eggs for breakfast (and breakfast for dinner!). He would be all over this pizza recipe. And I love the simple lunch idea πŸ™‚

8 christina cadden August 2, 2011 at 2:19 pm

I am not sure I would eat a pizza with an egg on it! Looks pretty though!

9 Christine @ BookishlyB August 2, 2011 at 4:43 pm

Or raisins… but I do admire the creativity and risk taking!
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10 Sara August 2, 2011 at 2:19 pm

I love making quick pizzas. I like using Flatouts (http://www.flatoutbread.com/products/flatout-wraps/) – I normally buy the Healthy Grain – Harvest Wheat version because it’s high in fiber and protein and super tasty. I like heating it up in the toaster oven, and adding turkey pepperoni πŸ™‚

11 Annette @ EnjoyYourHealthyLife August 2, 2011 at 2:21 pm

Oh that looks REALLY good. I love a good egg(or eggs)! hah.
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12 Ali @ Ali Runs August 2, 2011 at 2:29 pm

After reading your blog for so long, I still have not tried egg on a pizza! I see it in my future!
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13 Kelly August 2, 2011 at 2:32 pm

Try throwing some fennel seed on top of the sauce (but under the cheese). It adds such a great depth of flavor!
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14 michelle August 2, 2011 at 2:42 pm

I’m so not a raisin fan but minus that and it looks good!
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15 Ashley O. @ The Vegetable Life August 2, 2011 at 2:51 pm

Ive never thought of adding an egg like that to anything and then just cooking it in the oven…. GENIUS!
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16 Laura @ Backstage Balance August 2, 2011 at 3:02 pm

This looks soooooo goooood. I’ve been on a tomato kick lately and the sauce on this pizza is beckoning to me. And you’re too funny with the raisins!
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17 Ash @ Good Taste Healthy Me August 2, 2011 at 3:19 pm

Yum I love eggs!
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18 Hillary August 2, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Every time you do this, I say I’m going to try it, and every time I wuss out. The yolks freak me out!
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19 Jessica @ Sushi and Sit-Ups August 2, 2011 at 3:32 pm

I’ve always heard that runny egg on a pizza is delicious, but I’ve never actually tried it. I love a runny egg on pretty much anything, though.
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20 katieRUNSthis August 2, 2011 at 3:33 pm

Not going to lie, an egg-topped pizza with raisins sounds down-right CRAZY to me. I am not a huge fan of runny eggs. How do you think this would taste with scrambled or other firmly cooked eggs on it? I have an ex-boyfriend who at Totino’s Party Pizzas religiously. He was a total gym rat and burned a billion calories a day so he could eat that and still be chiseled (jerk). Anyway, he would put 2 party pizzas facing each other (sandwich-style) with hard-boiled egg pieces and broccoli in the middle and then cook them that way. It always grossed me out.

Then again, I have had a firmly cooked egg on a burger before and it was delicious, so maybe…just maybe…I could be convinced to give this a try.
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21 Lisa @ Sunny Seed Stories August 2, 2011 at 3:45 pm

Mmm I’ve been wanting to make tortilla pizza, but pita pizza would be even better! I may have to whip this one up tonight.

Ps. Adding raisins isn’t weird. The other day I made myself a “tuna salad” composed only of tuna, mayo, and raisins. Delish.
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22 Laura (Cookies vs. Carrots) August 2, 2011 at 3:48 pm

Hahah, you had me until you added the raisins! I still like the general idea though πŸ˜‰
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23 Mary @ Bites and Bliss August 2, 2011 at 4:08 pm

Michael’s been begging me to make pizza for the longest time..so this is perfect. πŸ™‚
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24 Joelle (On A Pink Typewriter) August 2, 2011 at 4:20 pm

That’s SUCH a great idea to add protein to pizza if you don’t want any beef or chicken.. good call!
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25 Jane @ Jane's addictions August 2, 2011 at 4:41 pm

That is my kind of recipe – healthy and easy! Thanks for sharing. What kind of pita do you use?

26 Meghann August 2, 2011 at 7:32 pm

They’re from Sami’s Bakery (a local bakery)

27 Cait's Plate August 2, 2011 at 4:55 pm

That is just incredible. You pretty much just took all of my favorite foods and combined them together πŸ™‚
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28 Hilary August 2, 2011 at 5:03 pm

Beautiful! I would cook my egg all the way through though since I’m not a runny egg kinda girl.
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29 Courtney @ Sweet Tooth, Sweet Life August 2, 2011 at 5:26 pm

That pita pizza looks SO good! I really need to start making more exciting lunches…
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30 Vikki August 2, 2011 at 5:27 pm

You have thoroughly grossed me out. Egg, raisin, and pizza. Ick… But if you enjoy it, awesome for you. πŸ˜€

31 gia August 2, 2011 at 5:34 pm

pita pizzas are my fave!!!! You know what is amazing and filling? KALE on pizza, it is phenomenal, just wash, tear and put a little olive oil on it and put on top of the tomato sauce then cover with some mozzarella. I’m telling you…

32 Jamie aka "Sometimes Healthy" Girl August 2, 2011 at 5:37 pm

Wow! Very impressive πŸ™‚ I’ve eaten these at restaurants before but never even thought about the fact that I too could make them πŸ™‚
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33 Emily@SavoryandSavage August 2, 2011 at 5:58 pm

That cooking pan was small and adorable. Your pitta pizza looked delicious.

When I make it the egg never looks that perfect.

34 jen August 2, 2011 at 6:56 pm

eggs with raisins sounds absolutely disgusting.

35 Alaina August 2, 2011 at 8:09 pm

I love pita pizzas! I never thought about putting egg on mine. Hmm… It looks delicious!
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36 Katherine August 2, 2011 at 8:34 pm

This looks…interesting.

37 Parita @ myinnershakti August 3, 2011 at 8:12 am

I’ve seen the egg topped pizza thing a lot around the blog world lately. Looks delicious!

38 Katherine August 3, 2011 at 3:06 pm

Looks delicious! What kind of pita did you use?

39 Meghann August 3, 2011 at 3:28 pm

It’s the Gluten Free one from Sami’s Bakery (a local Tampa bakery)

40 Jordan C. August 4, 2011 at 10:53 pm

I think I’d have to trade olives for those raisins, but otherwise looks delicious!
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