A (6-inch) whole wheat pita has 3 more grams of fiber than a plain pita, even though they both have about the same amount of carbohydrate. Because of the fiber, whole wheat pitas have a lower carbo rating than regular pitas.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2005


Recipe Summary

8 servings (serving size: 1 filled pita half)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Rub both sides of chicken with Creole seasoning, and place in a large shallow dish. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.

  • Prepare grill.

  • Brush both sides of chicken evenly with oil. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill, covered, 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until chicken is done.

  • Place 1 lettuce leaf in each pita half. Layer onion and next 3 ingredients evenly into pita halves. Cut chicken into strips, and arrange evenly over vegetables. Serve warm.

  • carbo rating: 18


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Nutrition Facts

217 calories; fat 4.2g; saturated fat 0.6g; protein 23.8g; carbohydrates 21.9g; fiber 4.3g; cholesterol 49mg; iron 2.4mg; sodium 230mg; calcium 33mg.