By Amy Gorin, MS, RDN
This sweet mascarpone cherry pita is a delicious snack, breakfast, or dessert. Make the mascarpone pita today!
This sweet pita bread recipe is fueling. And you can make it in minutes!
How This Cherry Pita Came to be
A snowstorm is going to start tonight where I live in New Jersey. And on a day like tomorrow, when I'll be hunkered up inside, I look to cozy comfort food. And this pita recipe is just that. You can have it as a snack or a dessert!
This cherry pita snack is inspired by a vacation I took to Prague years ago with my best friend Diana. We visited a tea house called Dobra Cajovna. In addition to tea, this establishment serves different sweet and savory pita breads.
I honestly don't remember what Diana and I ordered all those years ago. But I know it had featured some combination of fruit and sweet cheese, so I set out to create something similar.
When you make this mascarpone pita, you can slice the pita into wedges and arrange the pita wedges on a plate. Or you can eat it whole! This single layer pita tastes like a cherry pie!
Love recipes with cherries? Also try my protein French toast with sweet cherries.
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I'd love to hear from you! Let me know if you make this mascarpone pita! What else do you think would make a delicious pita topping?
Cherry & Mascarpone Pita
- 1 4-inch whole-wheat pita bread
- 1 ½ Tbsp mascarpone
- ¼ cup frozen dark cherries, unsweetened
How to cook Cherry & Mascarpone Pita
- Toast the pita bread.
- Meanwhile, microwave cherries in a small bowl until warm, about 1 minute.
- Top pita with mascarpone and cherries. Alternatively, you can slice the pita and stuff the middle with the mascarpone and cherries.
Sat. Fat (grams)11
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