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Moroccan Chicken Pita

Moroccan Chicken Pita

This quick-and-easy lunch option can be made even easier if you use precooked chicken strips or rotisserie chicken.

Resistant Starch: 1g

Health AUGUST 2010

  • Yield: 1 serving (serving size: 2 stuffed pita halves)
  • Prep time:10 Minutes
  • Total:10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons plain low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup (3 ounces) grilled or baked chicken, chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dates
  • 1 whole-grain pita, halved
  • 1/2 cup fresh spinach

Preparation

1. Combine first 5 ingredients (through cinnamon) in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk.

2. Combine chicken, carrot, and dates in a bowl. Add dressing; toss gently to coat.

3. Fill pita halves with chicken mixture and spinach.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 420
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated fat: 1.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.5g
  • Protein: 39g
  • Carbohydrate: 56g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 75mg
  • Sodium: 750mg
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