Cheese and Veggie Pitas

Cheese and Veggie Pitas
Summary

This vegetarian pita sandwich recipe is easy to make for a crowd. It’s also easy to pack and take to work so you don’t have to eat out at lunch time.

  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Servings
    8 Servings
  • Serving size
    1/2 pita
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

8 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1/2 pita
  • Amount per serving Calories 170

  • Total Fat 6g
    • Saturated Fat 1.5g
  • Cholesterol less than 5mg
  • Sodium 280mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • Dietary Fiber 4g
    • Total Sugars 7g
  • Protein 8g
  • Potassium 580mg
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • large tomato (cut into 4 equal slices)
    1
  • Swiss cheese (reduced-fat)
    2 1/4 oz
  • medium red onion (thinly sliced)
    1
  • light mayonnaise
    2 tbsp
  • romaine lettuce leaves
    4
  • sunflower seeds
    1/4 cup
  • whole wheat pita
    4
  • hummus
    1/2 cup
  • medium cucumber
    1
Directions

Directions

  1. Slice one side of each pita to open pocket, but do not cut all the way through. Set aside.

  2. Spread 1/2 Tbsp. of mayonnaise in each pita.

  3. Slice Swiss cheese into 4 even slices. Spread 2 Tbsps. of hummus on each cheese slice and sprinkle 1 Tbsp. of sunflower seeds on top.

  4. Layer lettuce leaf, onion slices, tomato slices, and cucumber slices on top of hummus.

  5. Stuff each pita with sandwich filling and cut in half.

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