Grilled Portobello-Goat Cheese Pitas

Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro
If the tomatoes are ripe, skip grilling them. Serve with a tropical fruit salad of mangoes, cantaloupe, and pineapple sprinkled with toasted coconut.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 topped pita)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 283
Caloriesfromfat 27 %
Fat 8.5 g
Satfat 4.7 g
Monofat 2.4 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 11.9 g
Carbohydrate 39.8 g
Fiber 2.9 g
Cholesterol 17 mg
Iron 2.7 mg
Sodium 731 mg
Calcium 133 mg

Ingredients

1 1/2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
1 teaspoon olive oil
4 (6-inch) pita rounds
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
1/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
1 (6-ounce) package portobello mushrooms
2 medium tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
1/3 cup (3 ounces) goat cheese
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil

Preparation

Preheat a grill pan over medium heat.

Combine garlic and oil; brush evenly over pitas. Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper evenly over pitas. Place pitas in pan, and cook 2 minutes on each side or until toasted.

Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper evenly over mushrooms and tomatoes. Place mushrooms in pan; cook 6 minutes or until tender, turning once. Remove mushrooms from pan. Add tomatoes to pan; cook 1 minute.

Spread goat cheese evenly over pitas. Arrange the mushrooms and tomatoes evenly over pitas. Sprinkle with chopped basil.

Note:

Alison Lewis,

August 2004