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Chicken Pita Sandwich

This easy sandwich will fill you up with lean protein, along with a hearty 5 grams of fiber from the whole-grain pita and veggies inside. Use precooked chicken strips or rotisserie chicken to save time.

Resistant Starch: 1g

Health AUGUST 2010

  • Yield: 1 serving (serving size: 2 stuffed pita halves)
  • Prep time:5 Minutes
  • Total:5 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) cooked skinless, boneless chicken breast, sliced into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1/2 cup sliced red bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat Italian vinaigrette
  • 1 (6-inch) whole-grain pita, cut in half

Preparation

1. Combine spinach, chicken, bell pepper, and vinaigrette in a bowl; toss gently.

2. Serve in pita halves.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 400
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated fat: 1.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 43g
  • Carbohydrate: 36g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 95mg
  • Sodium: 670mg
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