Greek Turkey Pitas Recipe
“We like to fix these generous sandwiches whenever we have leftover turkey in the house,” Jean Graf-Joyce writes from Albany, Oregon. “They’re easy to make and a perfect choice for a light meal on the deck or patio.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:2 servings
- 1/4 cup plain yogurt
- 1/4 cup chopped seeded peeled cucumber
- 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
- 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 pound cooked turkey breast, cubed
- 2 whole pita breads, warmed
- 1 small tomato, sliced
- 2 slices red onion, halved
- 2 pitted Greek olives, sliced
- 2 pepperoncini, sliced
- 1/2 cup shredded lettuce
- 2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
- 1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Stir in the turkey. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
- 2. Spoon turkey mixture onto each pita; top with tomato, onion, olives, pepperoncini, lettuce and feta cheese. Fold in half. Yield: 2 servings.
1 pita equals 313 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 690 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 26 g protein.
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