Greek Sausage Pitas Recipe

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Greek Sausage Pitas Recipe
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Greek Sausage Pitas Recipe

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I nicknamed my sandwich “Thor's Pita” because it's lightening fast and robust. The ingredient amounts don't really matter. Use more or less depending on what you have. —Teresa Aleksandrov, Ypsilanti, Michigan
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 whole wheat pita breads (6 inches)
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 pound Italian turkey sausage links or other sausage links of your choice, casings removed
  • 1 medium cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • Additional minced fresh parsley

Directions

Preheat oven to 325°. Wrap pita breads in foil; warm in oven while preparing toppings.
In a small bowl, mix yogurt, green onions, parsley, lemon juice and garlic. In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat 4-6 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles.
To assemble, spoon sausage over pitas. Top with cucumber, tomato and yogurt mixture; sprinkle with additional parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Greek Sausage Pitas in Simple & Delicious April/May 2016

Nutritional Facts

1 open-faced sandwich: 309 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 667mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 6g fiber), 19g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 2 lean meat.

  • 4 whole wheat pita breads (6 inches)
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 pound Italian turkey sausage links or other sausage links of your choice, casings removed
  • 1 medium cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • Additional minced fresh parsley
  1. Preheat oven to 325°. Wrap pita breads in foil; warm in oven while preparing toppings.
  2. In a small bowl, mix yogurt, green onions, parsley, lemon juice and garlic. In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat 4-6 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles.
  3. To assemble, spoon sausage over pitas. Top with cucumber, tomato and yogurt mixture; sprinkle with additional parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Greek Sausage Pitas in Simple & Delicious April/May 2016

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DianeC23 User ID: 141506 250014
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2016

"This is a very easy and quick way to create a meal with some Greek flair. I added some Greek seasoning to the yogurt, which was good, too. I'll make this again!"

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