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    Tangy Italian Chicken Pitas

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    15 mins

    5 mins

    Tee Lee's Note:

    The original recipe calls for eating these sandwiches cold, but we prefer to grill them on our George Foreman grill or in a frying pan. Hot or cold, it is a quick way to make a tasty meal! Perfect for those hot summer days or when you're just in a hurry. Low-fat cheese and dressing can lighten up the recipe without sacraficing flavor.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4

    Yield:

    pita ha ...

    Units: US | Metric

    • 2 cups cooked chicken or 2 cups cooked turkey, chopped
    • 1/3 cup giardiniera, drained (Italian pickled vegetables)
    • 2 ounces provolone cheese, sliced and cut into small cubes
    • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
    • 3 tablespoons Italian salad dressing
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 4 pita pockets, halved and gently opened
    • 8 leaves romaine lettuce or 8 leaves red leaf lettuce
    • cooking spray (optional)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine chicken, pickled vegetables, cheese, parsley, dressing and oregano in medium bowl; mix well.
    2. 2
      Line each half with lettuce leaf. Divide chicken mixture evenly among pita pockets.
    3. 3
      Eat cold, or spray pita halves with cooking spray and lightly brown on an indoor grill or in a frying pan.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 04, 2010

      55

      These were delicious!! I substituted cheddar cheese for provolone and skipped the parsley coz i didnt have any on hand. These were very yummy, we cut ours in little triangles so they were easier to eat. Will be made again often!

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    Nutritional Facts for Tangy Italian Chicken Pitas

    Serving Size: 1 (160 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 337.2
     
    Calories from Fat 84
    25%
    Total Fat 9.4 g
    14%
    Saturated Fat 3.8 g
    19%
    Cholesterol 62.2 mg
    20%
    Sodium 512.5 mg
    21%
    Total Carbohydrate 34.4 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
    6%
    Sugars 1.0 g
    4%
    Protein 26.8 g
    53%

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    giardiniera

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