Vegetable and Chicken Pita

Madeleine Cocina
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Vegetable and Chicken Pita
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Description

Pitas are a great way to pack flavor and texture into a hand-held pocket. This Vegetable and Chicken Pita is a healthy and flavorful sandwich with 530 calories. Some ingredients include boneless skinless chicken breasts, carrots, broccoli florets, purple onion, green bell pepper, roasted red peppers, shredded mozzarella cheese and strips of yellow sliced cheese. The chicken breast is seasoned and to perfection and all ingredients are packed into the perfect whole grain pita.

Ingredients

  • 2 whole pita bread (grain)
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (medium)
  • cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 carrots (julienned)
  • 2/3 broccoli florets
  • 1/2 red onion (sliced)
  • 1/2 green bell pepper (julienned)
  • 1/4 cup roasted red peppers (canned, julienned)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano (ground)
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/3 cup mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • 2 slices cheese (yellow, cut into strips)

Directions

  1. 1Spritz a skillet with cooking spray and saute the chicken until golden brown and cooked on both sides. Remove from skillet and set aside. Cube when cooled.
  2. 2Heat the oil in another skillet and add the onion, broccoli, green pepper, and carrot. Cook for 3-4 minutes until slightly softened.
  3. 3Add the chicken, red pepper, water, oregano, and paprika. Cook on medium heat for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally until the liquids are reduced.
  4. 4Sprinkle with cheese and let sit for 3 minutes, until melted.
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NutritionView more

530Calories
Sodium40%DV950mg
Fat35%DV23g
Protein78%DV40g
Carbs15%DV44g
Fiber28%DV7g

PER SERVING *

Calories530Calories from Fat210
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat23g35%
Saturated Fat9g45%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol110mg37%
Sodium950mg40%
Potassium820mg23%
Protein40g78%
Calories from Fat210
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate44g15%
Dietary Fiber7g28%
Sugars4g8%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.