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Nutty Chicken Pita Sandwiches

 Nutty Chicken Pita Sandwiches
When company is coming for lunch, this is my favorite sandwich to make, since it looks and tastes a bit fancy. Even kids like it because of the crunchy nuts and creamy filling. -Glenda Schwarz, Morden, Manitoba
3-6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3 large pita breads, halved

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, milk and lemon juice until
  • smooth. Stir in the chicken, green pepper, onions, mustard, thyme,
  • salt and pepper; refrigerate.
  • Just before serving, stir in walnuts. Spoon about 1/2 cup filling
  • into each pita half. Yield: 3-6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 347 calories, 20 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 84 mg cholesterol, 514 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 21 g protein.