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Egg Salad Pitas

 Egg Salad Pitas
I came up with this recipe purely by accident. I was making egg salad and just kept adding different seasonings. When my friend tried it, she raved about it.
3-6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 hard-cooked eggs, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • 2 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 3 pita breads (6 inches), halved
  • Lettuce leaves and sliced tomatoes, optional

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Stir in the eggs,
  • cheese, onion, carrot and bacon. Spoon about 1/2 cup into each pita
  • half. Add lettuce and tomatoes if desired. Yield: 3-6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 401 calories, 29 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 233 mg cholesterol, 662 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 12 g protein.