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Hearty Sirloin Pitas

 Hearty Sirloin Pitas
Blue cheese takes these colorful sandwiches to the next level of flavor. To soften the pitas up a bit, warm them in the oven or microwave. Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1-1/4 pounds beef top sirloin steak, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 2-1/3 cups frozen pepper strips, thawed
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 2 teaspoons A.1. steak sauce
  • 4 whole pita breads, warmed
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese


  • Sprinkle beef with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, cook beef in
  • batches in 2 teaspoons oil over medium heat until meat reaches
  • desired doneness. Remove and keep warm.
  • In the same pan, saute pepper strips and onion in remaining oil until
  • crisp-tender. Add beef and steak sauce; heat through.
  • Top each pita with beef mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Fold over.
  • Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 pita equals 434 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 705 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 38 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch,

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Hearty Sirloin Pitas (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.