Mediterranean Chicken Pita

Mediterranean Chicken Pita
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Summary

Repurpose leftover chicken on this simple and delicious sandwich! It's a perfect quick and easy work-from-home lunch, or a busy weeknight dinner. If you don't have tzatziki sauce, you could use plain Greek yogurt instead.

Double Up: Use leftovers from our Greek Yogurt-Marinated Chicken recipe for even more flavor!

  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 pita pocket
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 pita pocket
  • Amount per serving Calories 310

  • Total Fat 13g
    • Saturated Fat 2.5g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 85mg
  • Sodium 490mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 25g
    • Dietary Fiber 4g
    • Total Sugars 3g
  • Protein 26g
  • Potassium 510mg
  • Phosphorus 310mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1/2 Carbohydrate, 3 Lean protein, 1 1/2 Fat

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • cubed cooked chicken
    2 cup
  • low-fat tzatziki sauce or nonfat plain Greek yogurt
    1/2 cup
  • whole grain pocket style pitas (cut in half to make 4 pita pockets)
    2
  • diced cucumber
    1 cup
  • diced tomato
    1 cup
  • unsalted, sliced dry-roasted almonds
    1/2 cup
Directions

Directions

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, mix together the chicken and tzatziki sauce. Stuff ½ cup of the chicken mixture into each pita pocket.

  2. Top each filled pita pocket with ¼ cup cucumbers, ¼ cup tomatoes, and 2 Tbsp sliced almonds.

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